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Multicultural China: A Statistical Yearbook (2014)

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With its easy-to-use format, thisbook provides a collection of annual data on China’s 56 ethnic groups. It is a resource book that profiles the demography, employment and wages, livelihood, agriculture, industry, education, science and technology, culture, sports, and public health for each of these ethnic groups. This material, which is compiled from a variety of sources, will be of great value to researchers, businesses, government agencies, and news media. In this book, data are presented on an ethnic ...
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Overview

With its easy-to-use format, thisbook provides a collection of annual data on China’s 56 ethnic groups. It is a resource book that profiles the demography, employment and wages, livelihood, agriculture, industry, education, science and technology, culture, sports, and public health for each of these ethnic groups. This material, which is compiled from a variety of sources, will be of great value to researchers, businesses, government agencies, and news media. In this book, data are presented on an ethnic group-by-ethnic group basis, and the ethnic groups are ordered alphabetically, from the Achang to the Zhuang. Though most of the data are as of 2011 – the latest year when our research was conducted, we also provide some historical data for a few of indicators. This is intended to help readers to conduct time-series comparisons and analyses.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783662441121
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/31/2014
  • Series: Current Chinese Economic Report Series
  • Edition description: 2015
  • Pages: 434
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Notes on the text.- Maps.- A list of China’s ethnic groups (with English and Chinese names).- Multicultural China: A Brief View.- Macroeconomic Conditions.- Population and Labor Force.- Employment and Wages.- People’s Livelihood.- Social Production and Rural Economy.- Education and Science and Technology.- Public Health and Social Security.- Culture and Sports.- Appendix A. China’s ethnic populations reported in the 2000 and 2010 national censuses.- Appendix B. Administrative and demographic statistics of ethnic minority autonomous areas.- Appendix C. Principal indicators on economic and social development in ethnic minority autonomous areas.- Notes.- Glossary.
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