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New database! China Data Online

For students and scholars seeking information on China, the Libraries newest database is sure to please.

China Data Online provides detailed official statistics on the population and economy of China. It is divided into two parts: China Statistical Databases and China Census Databases.

China Statistical Databases provide comprehensive and updated information on China's economic development at national, provincial, city, county, and industrial levels. This includes the following databases:

  • Monthly Statistics - provides the monthly macroeconomic statistics at national, provincial and city levels from 1998 to current.
  • National Statistics - provides statistical data of China from 1949 to current
  • Provincial Statistics - provides the statistical data of all provinces from 1949 to current
  • City Statistics - provides yearly statistics of prefecture and county level cities from 1996
  • County Statistics - provides the yearly county statistics from 1997
  • Industrial Statistics - provides monthly and yearly statistics by industries from 1999
  • Statistical Yearbooks - includes a series of China national, provincial, city and professional statistical yearbooks, which will be expanded to cover all statistical yearbooks published by the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

China Census Databases provide a unique data collection of various Census data with a completed coverage of all provinces, cities, counties and townships of Mainland China, which include about 3000 electronic Census data books. The Census Databases are divided into:

  • Industrial Census Data (1995)
  • Basic Unit Census Data (1982, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005)
  • Economic Census Data (2004)
  • Agricultural Census Data
  • Population Census and Survey Data

To access China Data Online, follow this path from the front page of the Libraries website: Research Resources > Indexes and Databases > General and Multidisciplinary > Statistics / Data > China Data Online.

Posted September 17, 2010