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Residents in Shanghai have highest income in China

By Yao Xinyu (People's Daily Online)    16:33, July 27, 2015

As of July 26, 27 provinces in China have released their urban and rural residents’ per capita disposable income in the first half of 2015. Among which urban and rural residents of Shanghai rank the highest with 26,664 yuan and 13,346 yuan.

According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the per capita disposable income of urban residents in the first half year of 2015 is 15,699 yuan, increasing 6.7 percent on inflation-adjusted basis; the per capita disposable income of rural residents in the first half year of 2015 is 5,554 yuan, up 8.3 percent in real terms.

After the release of the national statistics on residents’ income, 27 provinces and municipalities have published their figure on per capita disposable income. Urban residents’ incomes in Shanghai, Beijing, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Tianjin, Fujian, and Shandong have exceeded the national average level.

Shanghai ranks the first with 26,664 yuan, followed by Beijing with 26,171 yuan, Zhejiang with 22,640 yuan. Gansu province is the lowest in the ranking with 11,243 yuan.

For rural residents’ income, 12 provinces and municipalities including Shanghai, Zhejiang, Beijing, Tianjin, Jiangsu, Shandong, Liaoning, Guangdong, Fujian, Hainan, Anhui, Hebei have surpassed the national average level. Shanghai, Zhejiang, and Beijing rank the top 3 of the 27 provinces and municipalities.

The income gap between rural and urban residents in Xinjiang, Guizhou, Gansu, Yunnan, Inner Mongolia, Qinghai, Ningxia, and Shaanxi are over the national average. Xinjiang have the biggest gap between the urban and rural areas — the per capita disposable income of urban residents in the first half of 2015 is 12,727 yuan while rural residents’ income is only 1,378 yuan. 

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