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Anhui Province

Source: hubei.gov.cn 06/03/2016 05:06:14

Anhui is located in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the Huai River and in the hinterland of the Yangtze River Delta. It stretches 450 kilometers from east to west and 570 kilometers from north to south. It has a land area of 139.4 thousand square kilometers, accounting for 1.45% of the total land area of China.

According to preliminary accounting, the gross domestic product (GDP) of the province in 2014 was 2,084.88 billion Yuan, up by 9.2 percent over the previous year at comparable price. Of this total, the value added of the primary industry was 239.24 billion Yuan, up by 4.6 percent, that of the secondary industry was 1,120.4 billion Yuan, up by 10.3 percent and the tertiary industry was 725.24 billion Yuan, up by 8.8 percent. The ratio of the three economic sectors was 11.5:53.7:34.8. The value added of the secondary industry accounted for 46 percent of the GDP. The social productivity was 48,559 Yuan per capita, increasing by 3,221 Yuan over the previous year. GDP per capita reached 34,427 Yuan (5,604 US dollars), up by 2,426 Yuan. The value added of non-state owned economy increased by 9.2 percent over the previous year to reach 1,194.63 billion Yuan and that in GDP grew from 57 percent to 57.3 percent.

At the end of 2014, the number of employed people in Anhui was 43.11 million, increasing by 351 thousand over the previous year. Of the total, 14.153 million were employed in the primary sector, down by 544 thousand, 12.111 million in the secondary sector, up by 419 thousand and 16.846 million in the tertiary industry, up by 476 thousand. The number of working staff in urban and township private enterprises and individual laborers was 8.164 million, up by 1.113 million. New jobs were offered for 671 thousand urban laborers, and 256 thousand for the reemployment. By the end of the year, the urban unemployment rate through registration was 3.2 percent, down by 0.2 percentage point over the previous year. The total number of migrant workers was 18.502 million, of which, 13.203 million worked out of the province.

The consumer prices in 2014 went up by 1.6 percent over the previous year. Of this total, the prices for food went up by 2.5 percent. The prices for retail goods were increased by 0.4 percent. The producer prices and the purchasing prices for manufactured goods were down by 2.6 percent and 2.8 percent respectively. The prices for investment in fixed assets increased by 0.3 percent. The prices for means of agricultural production were reduced by 0.4 percent.