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Anhui's Economy in 2017

source:ah.gov.cn release date:2018/03/30 hits:88

According to preliminary accounting, the gross domestic product (GDP) of the province in 2017 was 2,751.87 billion yuan, up by 8.5 percent over the previous year at comparable price. By different economic sectors, the value added of the primary industry was 261.17 billion yuan, up by 4 percent; that of the secondary industry was 1,348.66 billion yuan, up by 8.6 percent; and that of the tertiary industry was 1,142.04 billion yuan, growing by 9.7 percent. The ratio of the three economic sectors was adjusted from 10.5:48.4:41.1 to 9.5:49.41.5. The industrial value added accounted for 41.8 percent of the GDP. The overall labor productivity was 62,975 yuan per capita, increasing by 6,889 yuan per capita over the previous year. The per capita GDP was 44,206 yuan (6,547 US dollars), up by 4,645 yuan.


At the end of 2017, the number of employed people in Anhui was 43.779 million, increasing by 163 thousand over the previous year. Of the total, 13.633 million were employed in the primary sector, down by 202 thousand, 12.595 million in the secondary sector, up by 140 thousand and 17.551 million in the tertiary industry, up by 225 thousand. The number of working staff in urban and rural private enterprises and individual laborers was 12.327 million, up by 1.765 million. News jobs were offered to 682 thousand urban laborers, and 214 thousand for the reemployment. The registered urban unemployment rate was 2.88 percent at the year end, down by 0.32 percentage points over the previous year. The total number of migrant workers across the province was 19.181 million, of which, 14.154 worked out of the province.

The consumer prices in 2017 went up by 1.2 percent over the previous year. The prices for food, tobaccos and liquor decreased by 1.1 percent, and those for retail goods rose by 1.7 percent. The producer prices went down by 1.5 percent and the purchasing prices for manufactured goods went down by 1.6 percent. The prices for investment in fixed assets dropped by 0.8 percent. The producer prices for farm products decreased by 0.6 percent.

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