Ⅰ.Changzhou Statistical Yearbook-2015 is a reference book,which reflects the economic,scientific andtechnological,social development in Changzhou city in 2014 by means of full and accurate statistical data.Italso provides abundant statistical data about past years and the years since reform and opening-up.
Ⅱ.This book contains the following twenty-three parts:1.General Description;2.List of Top Strengths;3.Division of Administration Areas and Natural Resources;4.General Survey;5.Population;6.Employmentand Total Wages;7.Price Indices;8.People's Livelihood;9.Investment in Fixed Assets;10.Agriculture;11.Industry;12.Construction;13.Transportation,Post and Telecommunications;14.Wholesale and Retail,Accommodation and Catering;15.Individual and Private Economy;16.Foreign Economy and Tourism;17.Energy Consumption;18.Public Finance,Banking and Insurance;19.Urban Construction andEnvironmental Protection;20.Science Technology,Education and Culture;21.Health and Sports;22.GivilAdministration Judicature and Others.In addition,Explanatory Notes on Main Statistical Indicators areprovided at the end of each part.
Ⅲ.Changzhou underwent an administrative-district readjustment in 2015.Jintan County-city wasturned into Jintan District;Wujin District and Qi Shuyan District were merged into the new Wujin District;Zhenglu Town and Zouqu Town previously administrated by Wujin District were transferred to TianningDistrict and Zhonglou District respectively.All relevant 2015 data of Changzhou include Jintan District,Wujin District,Xinbei District,Tianning District,Zhonglou District and Liyang County-city.And allrelevant 2015 data of Changzhou's urban area(except CPI and urban-household-related data) includeJintan District.Historical data are not adjusted in accordance with the district readjustment.
Ⅳ.The units of measurement used in this book are internationally standard measurement units.Thoseundefined price indices should be calculated in accordance with current prices.
Ⅴ.Abbreviations and Notations used in this book:
Aabove are referred to the statistical coverage of industrial enterprises "above designated size" forshort."…" indicates that the figure is not big enough to be measured with the smallest unit in the table,"(blank)" indicates that the data are not available,"#" indicates the items of the total.
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