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Wage changes of China's migrant workers  17:28, February 04, 2013  

Shan Dalin, pictured with his family, is a crane operator from Southwest China's Guizhou province who has worked in eastern Zhejiang province for 10 years. In 2012, Shan's monthly income rose to 2,800 yuan ($449) from lower than 2,000 yuan in 2008. (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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