World Economic Outlook Database, April 2018

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes19801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023
ChinaTotal investmentPercent of GDP Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC.
Latest actual data: 2017. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2016.
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Authorities publish production-based measure; staff estimates expenditure-based measures.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2015. For the national account real, we are using 2015 as base year
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/201835.47633.54432.42832.38134.85239.53638.20937.78039.52737.51134.38035.67439.63443.96340.79339.55638.21936.19735.55734.86534.32836.29636.90340.36942.65740.98240.60641.23943.21046.33547.88148.00647.18047.25146.77544.74844.14244.41044.20043.72243.19142.62842.12141.553
ChinaInflation, average consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).n/a2.5002.0002.0002.7009.3006.5007.30018.80018.0003.1003.4006.40014.70024.10017.1008.3002.800-0.800-1.4000.4000.700-0.8001.2003.9001.8001.5004.8005.900-0.7003.3005.4002.6462.6241.9881.4412.0031.5582.4822.6132.7002.8002.8302.980
ChinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2017
Notes: Reported total employment data has a definitional change from 1990 onwards
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/20184.9003.8003.2002.3001.9001.8002.0002.0002.0002.6002.5002.3002.3002.6002.8002.9003.0003.1003.1003.1003.1003.6004.0004.3004.2004.2004.1004.0004.2004.3004.1404.0904.0904.0504.0904.0504.0203.9004.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.000
ChinaGeneral government net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).n/an/a0.219-0.0090.0690.918-0.343-0.695-0.957-0.908-0.715-1.038-1.216-0.887-1.676-0.945-0.734-0.728-1.079-2.304-2.824-2.576-2.861-2.374-1.499-1.390-1.1350.059-0.025-1.740-0.360-0.098-0.301-0.832-0.908-2.786-3.704-3.953-4.145-4.270-4.272-4.331-4.363-4.330
ChinaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a21.44721.25920.44820.49621.68822.80924.38425.71126.57426.16826.09825.38229.03627.00034.34633.74233.63834.26936.99739.92041.06644.32347.79051.21354.44257.56460.45363.06565.452
ChinaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a3.8293.0481.9241.6821.2952.3972.5763.5065.7348.3579.8899.1344.7503.9201.8092.5131.5382.2412.7091.8021.3721.1831.1521.1360.9800.7850.613
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  China: Total investment (Percent of GDP)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC.
Latest actual data: 2017. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2016.
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Authorities publish production-based measure; staff estimates expenditure-based measures.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2015. For the national account real, we are using 2015 as base year
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/2018


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


China: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2017
Notes: Reported total employment data has a definitional change from 1990 onwards
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/2018


China: General government net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).


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


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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