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Xiamen people's average income tops Fujian in H1

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: July 26, 2021 L M S

The city of Xiamen in East China's Fujian province has significantly increased people's average income in the first half of this year. 

Statistics from a sample survey show that Xiamen registered 34,193 yuan ($5,128.95) in per-capita disposable income among households, an increase of 14.9 percent year-on-year, with the growth rate 2.3 percentage points higher than the national average. 

The per-capita disposable income of urban households in Xiamen was 35,357 yuan, up 13.5 percent year-on-year, surpassing China's national income growth rate by 2.1 percentage points. 

Meanwhile, the per-capita disposable income of rural households during the first six months of 2021 was 18,485 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 18.6 percent, which is 4 percentage points higher than the national average. 

Domestic consumption continues to scale up as well. In the first half of 2021, Xiamen's per-capita consumption expenditures reached 20,499 yuan with a year-on-year nominal growth rate of 16.5 percent.

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  • About Xiamen

    Xiamen is one of the most economically competitive cities in China and was one of the first Special Economic Zones on the Chinese mainland. As a vice-provincial city independently listed on the State development plan, it has provincial-level authority in economic administration and local legislative power. In 2010, the Xiamen SEZ was expanded to cover the entire municipality. Today, Xiamen is a modern and international port city.

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