The Statistical Communiqué on Culture and Tourism Development of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China (the "Statistical Bulletin") was released. According to the "Statistical Bulletin", as of the end of 2018, there were 318,200 cultural and tourism units in the country, with a total of 3,705,700 employees. In 2018, the national cultural undertakings totaled 92.833 billion yuan, an increase of 8.5% year-on-year; the national per capita cultural undertaking fee was 66.53 yuan, an increase of 8.1% year-on-year. Cultural undertakings accounted for 0.42% of total fiscal expenditure, and the proportion was the same as the previous year.
According to the "Statistical Bulletin", as of the end of 2018, the total number of circulation of public libraries nationwide was 82.32 million, an increase of 10.2%; a total of 179,043 events were held for readers throughout the year, an increase of 15.1%; the number of participants was 106.48 million, an increase of 20.2%. . There were 44,464 mass cultural institutions in the country, a decrease of 57 from the end of the previous year. Throughout the year, the national mass cultural organizations organized a total of 2,194,800 cultural events, a year-on-year increase of 10.9%; the number of service visitors was 70,533,000, an increase of 10.3%. In addition, the country has a total of 108 million pieces of movable cultural relics and 767,000 pieces of non-removable cultural relics; there are 10,160 various cultural relics institutions, an increase of 229 year-on-year; among them, 3,550 cultural relics protection agencies, accounting for 34.9%; and museums of 4,918 Accounted for 48.4%. The National Cultural Relics Agency owns 49.606 million pieces of cultural relics, a year-on-year increase of 2.3%; there are 3,068 representative representatives of non-legacy representatives at the national level and 1,372 representative projects of non-legacy at the national level.