World Economic Outlook Database, April 2020

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20172018201920202021
ChinaGross domestic product, constant pricesPercent change Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2019. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2019.
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: No6.9476.7506.1101.1819.206
ChinaGross domestic product, current pricesPurchasing power parity; international dollarsBillionsSource: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2019. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2019.
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: No23,130.72025,293.58427,306.97927,804.95330,956.728
ChinaInflation, average consumer pricesPercent change Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2018
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2015. CPI is calculated from authorities' series reported on a PY=100 basis, with weights in the basket adjusted regularly.1.5582.1052.9033.0462.551
ChinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2018
Notes: Reported total employment data has a definitional change from 1990 onwards
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/20203.9003.8003.6204.3003.800
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  China: Gross domestic product, constant prices (Percent change)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2019. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2019.
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


China: Gross domestic product, current prices (Purchasing power parity; international dollars)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2019. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2019.
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


China: Inflation, average consumer prices (Percent change)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2018
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2015. CPI is calculated from authorities' series reported on a PY=100 basis, with weights in the basket adjusted regularly.


China: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2018
Notes: Reported total employment data has a definitional change from 1990 onwards
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/2020


 
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