2.05 mln Chinese farmers get pensions in 2004

Latest statistics released by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security show that by the end of last year Chinese who take part in rural pension insurance reached 53.78 million. Altogether 2.05 million farmers received pension in 2004. Accumulated cash of rural pension funds reached 28.5 billion yuan.

According to sources China's social security system is growing complete. By the end of last year 163.53 million Chinese have joined the basic pension insurance.

By People's Daily Online

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