Statistical Analysis of Sustainable Livelihood in China

  • Guoping MaoEmail author
Part of the New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives book series (NFRSASIPER, volume 24)


This study establishes a statistical indicator system of China’s livelihood from the perspective of sustainability. Moreover, it describes the current situation of China’s livelihood and employs multivariate statistics to analyze both its characteristics and problems. The findings indicate that the depravation of livelihood environment counts the development of China’s sustainable livelihood as a whole; however, such negative effects on the environment can be offset to a certain extent by relying on the enhancement of livelihood ability and implementation of livelihood policies, and the improvement of livelihood has been fairly evident recently. This study indicates five urgent problems to be solved regarding the Chinese livelihood, which should be given much more attention to promote the Chinese livelihood in the view of sustainable development.


Sustainable livelihood Livelihood environment Livelihood ability Livelihood process Livelihood achievements 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematical and Information SciencesJiaxing UniversityJiaxing CityPeople’s Republic of China

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