Ⅰ.Wenzhou Statistical Yearbook 2016 is an annual statistics publication,which covers very comprehensive data in 2015 at the scope of whole municipality,and major data in main historical years and recent years,and major data breaking down to county(city, district) level, and therefore,reflects various aspects of Wenzhou's economic and social development.Series of main historical data are presents in each chapter, thereby reflecting progresses of Wenzhou since 1949 when the Peoples' Republic of China established, or 1978, the year when Reforming and Opening up started.
Ⅱ.The book contains the following 12 chapters:1.General Survey,2.Population and Employment,3.Agriculture, 4.Industry and Energy,5.Investment in Fixed Assets and Construction,6.Domestic Trade,Service Industry and Foreign Economic Relations,7.Transport,Postal and Telecommunication Services,8.Government Finance,Financial Intermediation and Insurance,9.Social Undertakings,10.Price Indices,11.People's Living Conditions,12.Appendix,which includes main indicators of the whole nation,Zhejiang Province and its municipalities,and main statistics from National Censuses in Wenzhou in recent years,which including the 5th and 6th Population Census,the 1th,2nd and 3rd Economic Censuses,and the 2nd Agricultural Census.In addition,Explanatory Notes on Main Statistical Indicators are provided at the end of each chapter.
Ⅲ.The data in this book are in accordance with Territorial Principle.The data of urban before 2015 included data of departments directly under the municipal Level and data of Lucheng,Longwan and Ouhai district.The data of urban after 2015 included data of department directly under the municipal Level and data of Lucheng,Longwan Ouhai and Dongtou district.Data of Longwan District include that of Wenzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone.The region named as "Municipal Level" refers to a collectivity of units that are directly under the jurisdiction of municipal government,which is not a real geographic region.Traditionally,the data of region"Municipal Level"is a component within"Urban Districts",and part of data for"Municipal Level"has now been summed into the geographic region where they are actually located in.The whole municipal historical data in series from the founding of PRC to nowadays are collected within today's administrative area,but that of counties(cities,districts) are within then original area.Data of Cangnan County are included in that of Pingyang County before 1980,the year when Cangnan County was separated from Pingyang County and established as a standalone county.Historical data of Cangnan County and Lucheng,Longwan and Ouhai Districts are collected since the year when they were established as a county or district.Since 2009,data of those institutions at municipal level has been merged into that of Lucheng District,since most of them were located within the territory of Lucheng District.
Ⅳ.The data in this book are obtained from annual statistical reports by statistical department and other departments of government.The data of enterprises below designated size within industrial,trade and service sectors,market prices and residents' lives are from sample surveys.
Ⅴ.As a follow-up measure of the 2004 First National Economic Census,the 2008 Second National Economic Census and the 2013 Third National Economic Census,the GDP and value-added of the secondary and tertiary industries of 1992-2013,as well as their growth rates,had been revised.All these revised data,which are collected in this book,should be seen as valid data.
Ⅵ.The data of various years are in conformity to the statistical standards prescribed by national statistical system of the time.The meaning,scope and calculating method of indicators may have some difference in different periods,which readers must pay attention to.The main changes in recent years are shown as following:
1.a new National Standard Industrial Classification (GB/T4754-2011) has been implemented since 2011,whilst a new enterprise size division standard has been implemented since 2003;
2.in statistics on industry,enterprises "above designated size",before 2010,refer to industrial enterprises with an annual sales revenue of over 5 million yuan,and before 2006 they also included all state-owned enterprises,even below the designated mark.However,since 2011,they refer to industrial enterprises with annual prime operating revenue of over 20 million yuan.
3.in statistics on trade industry,criteria for "above designated size" are:to wholesale enterprises,an annual prime operating revenue of over 20 million yuan;to retail enterprises,5 million yuan;to accommodation or catering services enterprises,2 million yuan;
4.in statistics on investment in fixed assets,projects "above designated size" refer to those with planning investment above 5 million yuan and all real estate development projects;
5.output value of rural households' sideline industry,which was added into that of agriculture since 1980,has been merged into gross output value of industry since 2002.while output value of service activities for agriculture was added into that of agriculture since 2003.
Ⅶ.The units of measurement used in this yearbook are internationally standard measurement units,and newly published and implemented Standard Industrial Classification and Product Categories are uniformly used.
Ⅷ.In this book,data in value terms such as GDP and gross output value of industry and agriculture are at current prices,except those with specific annotations.Data in terms of growth rates are calculated at comparable prices.
Ⅸ.If there are several data different from former yearbook,those in this book should be regarded as authentic.Notations used in this yearbook include:"#",indicates items broken down from the total;(blank),indicates the data be zero or not available.