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East Asia Library Guides: China

Chinese Studies Resources: Statistics [Back to Table of Contents]

1. Online Databases

China Data Online
Provides access to China Yearly and Monthly Macro-Economics Statistics (National), China Monthly Macro-Economics (National, Provincial, City), China County Statistics, China Census Data, China Statistical Yearbooks, and more. Only available to the Yale community.

China Infobank
Includes statistics in many Chinese statistical yearbooks. The search interface is in Chinese. Only available to the Yale community.

2. Statistical Yearbooks

China Facts and Figures Annual (CHIFFA)
Call# DS779.15 C48 SML stacks and Social Sciences Library
Published annually since 1978, CHIFFA accumulates annually all basic and statistical information about the PRC. In English. Most information is on the national level. Each volume contains all new data.

Zhongguo tong ji nian jian (中国统计年鉴, China Statistical Yearbook)
Call# HA4631 .C47 (LC)+ SML stacks (Most recent volume in the East Asia Library Reference)
A statistical yearbook on national-level social economic indicators. It has provincial-level data.

Many other national or provincial statistical yearbooks are available. Check Orbis (they usually have "tong ji nian jian" in their titles) or consult a librarian for details.

3. Cumulative Statistics

Xin Zhongguo wu shi nian tong ji zi liao hui bian (新中国五十年统计资料汇编)
Call# HA4635 H7433 1999 East Asia Library Reference
Has social/economic/demographic data at national and provincial levels.

In addition, for data on Chinese women, use Zhongguo fu nu tong ji zi liao (1949-1989) and Zhongguo xing bie tong ji zi liao (1990-1995)

4. Web Sites

National Bureau of Statistics of China

National Statistics, R.O.C. (Taiwan)