I.Shaanxi Statistical Yearbook-2017 is an annual statistical publication,which reflects various aspects of province's economic,social science and technology development.
The major data sources of the publication are statistical annual report of different sectors.Also some other statistical data of city,county,and relevant departments are filled.
II.The yearbook contains the following twenty-one chapters:
1.Divisions of Administrative Areas and Natural Resources;
5.Employment and Wages;
6.Investment in Fixed Assets;
8.Government Finance,Banking and Insurance;
11.Environment and Cities;
15.Transport,Post and Telecommunication Services,and Service Industiy;
16.Wholesale and Retail Trades,Hotels and Catering Services;
17.Foreign Trade and Tourism;
18.Education,Science,Technology and Culture;
19.Sports,Public Health and Others;
21.Main Indicators of National Economy by Countrywide,Province,Municipality and Autonomous Region.The addenda include chronicle of events of Shaanxi Provincial Bureau of Statistics in 2016,chronicle of events of NBS Survey Office in Shaanxi in 2016,list of institutions of Shaanxi Provincial Bureau of Statistics and list of institutions of NBS Survey Office in Shaanxi.
As a matter of convenience for readers,we make Brief Introduction,abstract of major indicators and statistical charts at the beginning of each chapter and explanatory notes on main statistical indicators at the end of each chapter.
III.The yearbook is based on data of 2016.Each part includes statistical materials for historically important years,especially from 1978.Since then we have been implementing the reform and opening policy.
IV.The Hancheng city has established the city specifically designated in the province plan in 2012.So,the main index by city(district) has added the data of Hancheng city in the yearbook.
V.The rough data of the nation and other provinces are taken from China Statistical Abstract-2017.The official data should refer to China Statistical Yearbook-2017 later.
VI.Explanatory symbol for notations used in this yearbook:
"..."indicates that the figure is not large enough to be measured with the smallest unit in the table;
" "(blank)indicates that the data not available;
"#"indicates that the major items of the total.