Notes from the Compiler The Educational Statistics Yearbook of China for 2010 is an informational yearbook com- prehensively reflecting the development of the educational undertaking of the People's Republic of China， and it was com- piled by the Department of Development and Planning of Ministry of Education， based on the synthetic statis- tical returns relating to schools of various types and levels completed by the Educational Commissions (or the Bureaus of Education) of the provincial governments and the goverments of various autonomous regions and
municipalities directly under the State CouncilAll data were processed andcalculated using Computers by the Educational Management Information Center of Ministry of Education. The yearbook is composed of the following p旺ts: summ征y tables， higher education， secondary educa- tion， primary education， pre-primary education， special education， geographical distribution of schools by type and level， Physical Facilities， Scientific Research Activities.
The yearbook is a requisite reference for all departments concerned with the study of educational refonn and development， and provides indispensable factual information to the educational community (circles)， the state organs， and all supervisory bodies of education (schools) engaged in curricul缸development and the guidance of educational reform. The yearbook lacks the data of TaiwanProvince. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao
Special Administrative Region. Data in tables are for 2010， unless otherwise notified.