in Life Expectancy at Birth 1990 - 2000 versus Per Capita GDP in 2002
Source: China Statistical Yearbook,
2003, Life Expectancy: Table 4-17, p.118; GDP (2002): Table 3-9, p.63;
GDP (2001): China Statistical Yearbook, 2002, Table 3-9
Note: GDP at current prices.
According to the China Statistical
Yearbook of 2003, average life expectancy at birth increased in all
provinces of China between 1990 and 2000. This increase was unrelated
to the provincial GDP level. Provinces with low GDP level in 2002 had
both low (Gansu) and high (Qinghai) increase in average life
expectancy at birth.