World Economic Outlook Database, October 2012

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
ChinaGross domestic product, constant pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
National accounts manual used: SNA 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Production-based measure
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 1990. China GDP deflator does not equal 100 in the base year. This is due to the fact that, in the base year, there is a discrepancy between production-based and expenditure-based nominal GDP series. Reported NGDP series are production-based, while NGDP_R series are estimated using expenditure based nominal GDP in the base year and contributions to growth in subsequent years.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/20129,366.66010,693.20411,723.45812,803.68114,141.28015,447.47116,656.69218,027.62119,562.45421,233.87723,046.16025,005.060
ChinaGross domestic product, constant pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).12.67714.1629.6359.21410.4479.2377.8288.2318.5148.5448.5358.500
ChinaGross domestic product, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
National accounts manual used: SNA 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Production-based measure
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 1990. China GDP deflator does not equal 100 in the base year. This is due to the fact that, in the base year, there is a discrepancy between production-based and expenditure-based nominal GDP series. Reported NGDP series are production-based, while NGDP_R series are estimated using expenditure based nominal GDP in the base year and contributions to growth in subsequent years.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/201221,631.44326,581.03131,404.54334,090.28140,151.28047,156.36952,183.69157,870.45064,274.36971,531.43779,499.47288,247.638
ChinaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).2,712.9173,494.2354,519.9514,990.5265,930.3937,298.1478,250.2419,038.6589,925.53710,928.08212,020.54213,212.189
ChinaGross domestic product per capita, constant pricesNational currencyUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).7,125.7538,093.0038,827.7729,594.36610,546.03211,465.07612,303.46713,252.45714,312.00615,460.57616,699.91118,032.780
ChinaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesNational currencyUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).16,456.27420,117.48423,647.64325,545.35929,943.30734,999.34638,545.49042,541.69947,023.50652,082.68157,607.60763,641.130
ChinaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).2,063.8712,644.5633,403.5263,739.6224,422.6635,416.6686,094.0426,644.4947,261.5817,956.8358,710.4319,528.172
ChinaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) valuation of country GDPCurrent international dollarBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).6,239.5677,329.9208,214.3669,049.45010,128.39911,299.78712,382.55913,580.54014,947.84216,492.40218,233.83120,198.143
ChinaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita GDPCurrent international dollarUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).4,746.7955,547.5486,185.4236,781.1547,553.3778,386.6759,146.3799,983.32110,935.92912,008.26613,212.75914,566.199
ChinaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world totalPercent See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).10.11210.96711.71112.89913.56214.30914.96215.63916.30416.95817.62118.295
ChinaInflation, average consumer pricesIndex Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: CPI is calculated from authorities' series reported on a PY=100 basis, with weights in the basket adjusted regularly. 1990 is the base year for PCPI; 1995 is the base-year for PCPIE.
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012217.615227.988241.439239.789247.762261.183269.031277.136285.450294.014302.834311.919
ChinaInflation, average consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).1.4674.7675.900-0.6833.3255.4173.0053.0133.0003.0003.0003.000
ChinaInflation, end of period consumer pricesIndex Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: CPI is calculated from authorities' series reported on a PY=100 basis, with weights in the basket adjusted regularly. 1990 is the base year for PCPI; 1995 is the base-year for PCPIE.
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012116.483124.055125.543127.929133.813139.300143.200147.639152.068156.630161.329166.169
ChinaInflation, end of period consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).2.8006.5001.2001.9004.6004.1002.8003.1003.0003.0003.0003.000
ChinaVolume of imports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)16.03313.8963.7484.20020.0879.5378.8008.80011.35010.38010.02010.000
ChinaVolume of Imports of goodsPercent change Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)15.95812.9273.3732.54122.2799.7548.8008.80011.35010.38010.02010.000
ChinaVolume of exports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)23.90719.8228.446-10.33027.7658.7725.0007.20010.89011.40011.47011.700
ChinaVolume of exports of goodsPercent change Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)24.21419.2468.212-10.74028.3539.4185.0007.20010.89011.40011.47011.700
ChinaValue of oil importsU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)84.06198.845161.770108.553163.558235.753238.267231.625225.315219.854214.572209.936
ChinaValue of oil exportsU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)11.03112.14418.34415.84720.42225.12224.73823.40922.77122.21921.68521.217
ChinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/20124.1004.0004.2004.3004.1004.1004.1004.1004.1004.1004.1004.100
ChinaPopulationPersonsMillionsSource: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/20121,314.4801,321.2901,328.0201,334.5001,340.9101,347.3501,353.8211,360.3231,366.8561,373.4211,380.0171,386.645
ChinaGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsSource: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Fiscal assumptions: For 2012, the government is assumed to slow the pace of fiscal consolidation; the fiscal impulse is assumed to be neutral.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 1986
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/20123,501.5265,207.4655,327.1546,023.76813,465.76212,186.71811,563.18111,323.53711,103.24310,696.05610,025.9938,945.497
ChinaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).16.18719.59116.96317.67033.53825.84322.15919.56717.27514.95312.61110.137
ChinaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
BOP Manual used: 
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012232.712353.876412.370261.012237.623201.720190.681222.685278.357348.014451.748564.158
ChinaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).8.57810.1279.1235.2304.0072.7642.3112.4642.8043.1853.7584.270
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  China: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
National accounts manual used: SNA 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Production-based measure
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 1990. China GDP deflator does not equal 100 in the base year. This is due to the fact that, in the base year, there is a discrepancy between production-based and expenditure-based nominal GDP series. Reported NGDP series are production-based, while NGDP_R series are estimated using expenditure based nominal GDP in the base year and contributions to growth in subsequent years.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: Gross domestic product, constant prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).


China: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
National accounts manual used: SNA 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Production-based measure
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 1990. China GDP deflator does not equal 100 in the base year. This is due to the fact that, in the base year, there is a discrepancy between production-based and expenditure-based nominal GDP series. Reported NGDP series are production-based, while NGDP_R series are estimated using expenditure based nominal GDP in the base year and contributions to growth in subsequent years.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


China: Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices (National currency)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


China: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (National currency)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


China: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


China: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) valuation of country GDP (Current international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


China: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita GDP (Current international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


China: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world total (Percent)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


China: Inflation, average consumer prices (Index)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: CPI is calculated from authorities' series reported on a PY=100 basis, with weights in the basket adjusted regularly. 1990 is the base year for PCPI; 1995 is the base-year for PCPIE.
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: Inflation, average consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).


China: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: CPI is calculated from authorities' series reported on a PY=100 basis, with weights in the basket adjusted regularly. 1990 is the base year for PCPI; 1995 is the base-year for PCPIE.
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).


China: Volume of imports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)


China: Volume of Imports of goods (Percent change)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)


China: Volume of exports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)


China: Volume of exports of goods (Percent change)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)


China: Value of oil imports (U.S. dollars)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)


China: Value of oil exports (U.S. dollars)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by unit value indexes (from customs data)
Formula used to derive volumes: Derived from value index and unit value index
Chain-weighted: No
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products;
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF)


China: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: Population (Persons)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: General government gross debt (National currency)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
Fiscal assumptions: For 2012, the government is assumed to slow the pace of fiscal consolidation; the fiscal impulse is assumed to be neutral.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 1986
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


China: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2011
BOP Manual used:
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 09/2012


China: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


 
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