County level statistics data of Tibetan Plateau (1980-2015)

County level statistics data of Tibetan Plateau (1980-2015)

The data set contains agricultural economic data of all counties and regions in the Tibetan Plateau in 1980-2015, and covering the total number of households and total population in rural areas, agricultural population, rural labor force, cultivated land, paddy field area, the dry land area, power of agricultural machinery, agricultural vehicles, mechanical ploughing area, irrigation area, consumption of chemical fertilizers electricity use, gross output value of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishery, the output of cattle, pig, sheep, meat, poultry, and fish, the sown area of grain, the output of grain, cotton, oil and all kinds of crops, and characteristic agricultural products and livestock production and other relevant data.The data came from the statistical yearbook of the provinces included in the Tibetan Plateau.The data are of good quality and can be used to analyze the socio-economic and agricultural development of qinghai-tibet plateau.

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In .excel format, can be opened and analysed in Microsoft EXCEL software.

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Lv, C. (2019). County level statistics data of Tibetan Plateau (1980-2015). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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Geographic coverage
East: 104.33 West: 73.33
South: 26.17 North: 39.50
  • Temporal resolution: 1 year < x < 10 year
  • File size: 0.97 MB
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  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 1980-01-20 To 2016-01-19
  • Updated time: 2021-07-29
: LV Changhe  

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