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Table 3

Decoupling trend between the water consumption and economic growth for secondary industry in Jiangxi Province (2000–2015)

YearGDPWCD(wc, g)Degree decoupling/coupling
2000 6.700 5.532 0.826 Expansive coupling 
2001 12.900 −10.632 −0.824 Strong decoupling 
2002 18.500 9.187 0.497 Weak decoupling 
2003 24.300 0.863 0.036 Weak decoupling 
2004 18.600 11.572 0.622 Weak decoupling 
2005 17.100 −1.821 −0.107 Strong decoupling 
2006 16.300 −1.250 −0.077 Strong decoupling 
2007 17.300 15.879 0.918 Expansive coupling 
2008 17.000 2.253 0.133 Weak decoupling 
2009 17.100 −11.248 −0.658 Strong decoupling 
2010 18.200 7.841 0.431 Weak decoupling 
2011 15.200 5.737 0.377 Weak decoupling 
2012 13.100 −3.166 −0.242 Strong decoupling 
2013 12.000 2.401 0.200 Weak decoupling 
2014 10.900 1.863 0.171 Weak decoupling 
2015 9.400 0.604 0.064 Weak decoupling 
YearGDPWCD(wc, g)Degree decoupling/coupling
2000 6.700 5.532 0.826 Expansive coupling 
2001 12.900 −10.632 −0.824 Strong decoupling 
2002 18.500 9.187 0.497 Weak decoupling 
2003 24.300 0.863 0.036 Weak decoupling 
2004 18.600 11.572 0.622 Weak decoupling 
2005 17.100 −1.821 −0.107 Strong decoupling 
2006 16.300 −1.250 −0.077 Strong decoupling 
2007 17.300 15.879 0.918 Expansive coupling 
2008 17.000 2.253 0.133 Weak decoupling 
2009 17.100 −11.248 −0.658 Strong decoupling 
2010 18.200 7.841 0.431 Weak decoupling 
2011 15.200 5.737 0.377 Weak decoupling 
2012 13.100 −3.166 −0.242 Strong decoupling 
2013 12.000 2.401 0.200 Weak decoupling 
2014 10.900 1.863 0.171 Weak decoupling 
2015 9.400 0.604 0.064 Weak decoupling 

Note: %ΔGDP is the growth rate of total output value; %ΔWC is the growth rate of WC; D(wc, g) is the decoupling elasticity coefficient.

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