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Table 6 Socioeconomic Characteristics of Administrative Divisions*

From: A model for spatial variations in life expectancy; mortality in Chinese regions in 2000

Division Illiteracy (% total popn over 15) Female Illiteracy (% Fem Popn 15+) % Popn classified as rural GDP per head (2003) in $ % of Non-agricutural Population % Han
Total 9.1 13.5 63 4726 25 92
Beijing 4.9 8.1 22 16649 60 96
Tianjin 6.5 10.2 28 13778 55 97
Hebei 8.6 10.8 74 5459 19 96
Shanxi 5.7 8.3 65 3861 26 100
Inner Mongolia 11.6 16.5 57 4660 35 79
Liaoning 5.8 8.7 45 7404 46 84
Jilin 5.7 8.1 50 4849 43 91
Heilongjiang 6.3 9.1 48 6032 47 95
Shanghai 6.2 10.3 12 24260 63 99
Jiangsu 7.9 12.3 58 8729 29 100
Zhejiang 8.6 12.9 51 10462 21 99
Anhui 13.4 19.5 73 3352 18 99
Fujian 9.7 14.0 58 7778 20 98
Jiangxi 7.0 11.0 72 3468 23 100
Shandong 10.8 16.0 62 7094 21 99
Henan 7.9 11.7 77 3931 17 99
Hubei 9.3 14.5 60 4679 27 96
Hunan 6.0 9.5 73 3923 20 90
Guangdong 5.2 8.6 44 8938 26 99
Guangxi 5.3 8.9 72 3100 18 62
Hainan 9.7 16.1 59 4318 31 83
Chongqing 8.9 13.5 67 3744 22 94
Sichuan 9.9 14.6 73 3333 18 95
Guizhou 19.9 30.6 76 1871 15 62
Yunnan 15.4 22.2 77 2940 15 67
Tibet 47.3 60.5 81 3568 13 6
Shaanxi 9.8 14.2 68 3365 22 100
Gansu 19.7 27.8 76 2608 19 91
Qinghai 25.4 35.9 68 3779 27 54
Ningxia 15.7 22.3 68 3475 28 65
Xinjiang 7.7 9.9 66 5037 30 41
  1. * Source: Census 2000, except for income data which is from Heilig 2006 (Appendix 1)