Overall situation in Dalian
2020-02-11 23:33

The annual regional gross domestic product (GDP) of Dalian was 736.39 billion yuan ($103.57 billion) in 2018, increasing 7.1 percent year-on-year. Of this, the added value of the primary industry of Dalian was 47.71 billion yuan, an increase of 4.4 percent year-on-year, accounting for 4.2 percent of economic growth. The added value of the secondary industry was 305.26 billion yuan, an increase of 8.3 percent, accounting for 49.7 percent of economic growth, while the added value of the tertiary industry was 383.43 billion yuan, an increase of 6.4 percent, accounting for 46.1 percent of economic growth.


The per capita regional GDP of Dalian came in at 105,387 yuan in 2018, an increase of 7.1 percent over the previous year.


In 2018, the government's general public budget income increased by 7.5 percent from the previous year to 65.76 billion yuan. Tax income increased by 5.9 percent year-on-year to 51.53 billion yuan.


The general public budget expenses were 91.98 billion yuan, up 5.7 percent year-on-year. Of this, 73.8 percent was invested in the education, social security, healthcare and housing supply sectors to improve the welfare of the city’s residents.


Dalian had a household registered population of 5.95 million by the end of 2018. The number of newborns and deaths was 57,000 and 70,000, respectively. The birthrate was 9.6 per thousand and the death rate was 11.82 per thousand.


Dalian had 38,728 newly registered companies by the end of 2018, up 8.7 percent year-on-year. The number of self-employed traders increased 25.6 percent, with 75,262 newcomers. The number of newly added employees totaled 100,800. A total of 21,600 people started up businesses and preferential policies were provided to 2,449 startup owners, and helped 10,300 people get jobs.


The unemployment rate of Dalian was 2.43 percent in 2018.


The consumer price index of Dalian in 2018 increased 2.1 percent year-on-year. Of this, the price of consumption goods increased 1.3 percent year-on-year and the price of services grew 3.6 percent. The producer price index, which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, increased 4.6 percent year-on-year in 2018. The producer purchase price index increased 9.8 percent year-on-year.


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