Chinanews client, Beijing, April 28 (Reporter Li Jinlei) Currently, all 31 provinces' GDP data for the first quarter of 2021 has been released.

Take a look at the characteristics and new changes in the local economic map.

  The 31 provinces' GDP growth rate in the first quarter was both double-digit, Hubei ranked first with a growth rate of 58.3%; 8 provinces' GDP growth rate outperformed the national GDP growth rate; in terms of two-year average growth rate, Tibet ranked first.

Guangdong's GDP in the first quarter exceeded 2.7 trillion yuan, ranking first.

Anhui's GDP in the first quarter surpassed Shanghai and squeezed into the top ten in the country.

The GDP of 31 provinces in the first quarter of 2021.

  GDP growth rates are both in double digits

  Observing this list, the most obvious feature is that the first quarter GDP growth rate of 31 provinces all exceeded double digits, and the lowest growth rate was 12.1%.

  Why did the GDP growth rate generally rebound sharply in the first quarter?

This is related to the low base in the same period last year.

Statistics show that in the first quarter of 2020, the GDP of the 30 provinces all grew negatively, and only Tibet maintained positive growth.

  Hubei's growth rate ranks first in counterattack

  Among them, Hubei, which was at the bottom last year, counterattacked with a growth rate of 58.3% and topped the list.

  Data show that in the first quarter of 2021, the regional GDP of Hubei Province was 987.267 billion yuan, an increase of 58.3% over the same period of the previous year.

"The economy of Hubei Province had a good start in the first quarter," Hubei Bureau of Statistics commented.

  As the province most severely hit by the epidemic last year, Hubei's economy was hit hard. In the first quarter of 2020, the first half of the year, the first three quarters, and the annual GDP fell by 39.2%, 19.3%, 10.4%, and 5.0% respectively.

Now, Liu Yinhua is bright, finally ushering in a positive change.

Data map.

Drawing by Zhang Jianyuan

  The GDP growth rate of 8 provinces outperforms the national growth rate

  According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, preliminary calculations show that the gross domestic product in the first quarter was 24,931 billion yuan, an increase of 18.3% year-on-year at comparable prices.

  Among the 31 provinces, 8 provinces' GDP growth rate in the first quarter outperformed the national GDP growth rate.

  These 8 provinces are Hubei (58.3%), Hainan (19.8%), Zhejiang (19.5%), Jiangsu (19.2%), Anhui (18.7%), Guangdong (18.6%), Jiangxi (18.4%), Chongqing ( 18.4%).

  Tibet's two-year average growth rate tops the list

  In order to reflect economic growth more objectively, all 30 provinces except Hubei have released two-year average GDP growth rates.

The two-year average growth rate refers to the growth rate calculated using the geometric average method based on the corresponding period in 2019.

  Judging from the average GDP growth rate of the two years, Tibet ranks first.

  Statistics show that in the first quarter of 2021, Tibet achieved a regional GDP of 47.572 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 17.5% and an average growth of 8.9% in two years.

  Tibet is the least affected by the epidemic. Tibet's GDP will increase by 1% in the first quarter of 2020, which is the only region in the country with positive growth.

  After talking about the GDP growth rate, let's look at the total GDP.

On the evening of April 19, a skydome light and shadow show composed of 1,000 drones was staged over Haixinsha in Guangzhou, depicting the "Greater Bay Area, the Great Future" with technology.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Wang Jun

  Guangdong GDP ranks first

  The pattern of Guangdong, Jiangsu, and Shandong in the top three in terms of total economic output remains unchanged.

  Guangdong still sits firmly on the top spot without any suspense.

The GDP of Guangdong in the first quarter of 2021 was 2,711,796 million yuan, an increase of 18.6% year-on-year, and an average growth of 5.2% in two years.

  Followed by Jiangsu, "Su Daqiang" achieved a GDP of 2,587,838 million yuan in the first quarter, a year-on-year increase of 19.2%, and an average increase of 6.4% in two years.

  Shandong ranked third. The province's GDP in the first quarter was 1805.55 billion yuan, an increase of 18.0% year-on-year, and an average increase of 5.4% in two years.

  Among them, Guangdong and Jiangsu are the only two provinces with a “2 trillion club” GDP in the first quarter.

  The GDP in the first quarter of the six provinces of Shandong, Zhejiang, Henan, Sichuan, Fujian, and Hunan belonged to the "1 trillion yuan club."

Data map: In Anhui Innovation Hall, advanced robots perform sword dance demonstrations.

Photo by Sun Zifa

  Anhui's GDP in the first quarter surpassed Shanghai

  What is noticeable is that Anhui Province achieved a total GDP of 952.91 billion yuan in the first quarter, ranking tenth in the country and successfully squeezed into the top ten camp in the country.

  Anhui surpassed Shanghai, which ranked 11th. Shanghai's GDP in the first quarter was 945.886 billion yuan, and Anhui was about 7 billion yuan higher than Shanghai.

In the first quarter of 2020, Shanghai's GDP (785.662 billion yuan) was higher than Anhui's (782.13 billion yuan).

  The analysis believes that after the whole province of Anhui is included in the scope of the implementation of the national strategy for integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, economic development has entered the fast lane.

In particular, new momentum maintained rapid growth. In the first quarter, the added value of the equipment manufacturing industry and high-tech manufacturing industry increased by 40.8% and 44.4% year-on-year respectively.

  The growth rate of Hainan's development should not be underestimated

  In addition, Hainan's rapid growth has also attracted attention.

  According to data from the Hainan Bureau of Statistics, the province’s GDP in the first quarter was 139.599 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 19.8% at constant prices (a decrease of 4.5% in the first quarter of the previous year); an increase of 14.4% over the same period in 2019, an average increase of 7.0 in two years %.

  From the ranking point of view, the GDP growth rate of Hainan Province in the first quarter ranked second in the country; the average growth rate of GDP in the two years was also the second place in the country.

  Taking advantage of a series of favorable policies in the Hainan Free Trade Port, Hainan's economy is skyrocketing, and the future can be expected.

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