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Wage changes of China's migrant workers (9)  17:38, February 04, 2013  

Li Min, a 20-year-old restaurant waiter from East China'a Anhui province, can earn little more than 1,000 yuan a month in Shanghai city. Li's parents also work in Shanghai, leaving two younger brothers in their hometown. To alleviate his parents' burden, Li plans to open a car wash in 2013. (Photo/Xinhua)

The upcoming Spring Festival is the family union time for China's tens of millions of migrant workers who leave their hometowns every year to work in the cities to earn more for their families. The country has been pushing for more effort to improve the income of China's grassroots but has much changed over the years? Here, we show several migrant workers and their families next to a graphic to illustrate their income.

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