Employed Persons refer to persons aged 16 and over who are engaged in gainful employment and thus receive remuneration payment or earn business income. Employed persons include: (a) workers, (2) the re-employment of retired personnel, (3) private owners, (4) self-employed owners, (5) private enterprises and individual employment, (6) township enterprises employed persons, (7) rural employment, (8) other employment. Primary industry refers to agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishery industries.


Secondary industry refers to mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity, gas and water production and supply industry, the construction industry.


Tertiary industry refers to all other economic activities not included in the primary or secondary industries.

Data from National Bureau of Statistics of China