Cultural protection achievements of the last five years

By Bi Nan and Liu Xuanyi | | 2017-09-20 06:45
Cultural protection achievements of the last five years


3. Cultural relic protection achievement

The last five years have witnessed a large increase in the number of cultural relic units and their practitioners all over China. The number of cultural relic units has increased from 6,124 in 2012 to 8,954 in 2016, while the number of practitioners rose from 125,155 to 151,542. For more details, please see the above chart.

According to the Annual Report on Cultural Development released by China's Ministry of Culture, by the end of 2016, there were 3,318 cultural relic protection and management institutions, as well as 4,109 museums in China. This indicates that, over the years, the government has invested more manpower and financial resources into the protection of cultural relics.

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