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Fujian residents' disposable income rises 7 percent in 2018

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-01-25

Fujian's per capita disposable income reached 32,644 yuan ($4,800) in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 7 percent in real terms, local media reported Thursday, citing figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

The increase was 0.5 percentage points slower than that registered in 2017.

Viewed separately, urban and rural per capita disposable income in 2018 reached 42,121 yuan and 17,821 yuan, respectively, up 6.4 percent and 7.5 percent in real terms after deducting price factors, according to the NBS.

China's per capita disposable income stood at 28,228 yuan ($4,165) in 2018, up 6.5 percent year-on-year in real terms.

By 2020, China aims to double the per capita income of its urban and rural residents from 2010 levels, to build a moderately prosperous society.

Elderly residents practice tai chi at a plaza in Quanzhou, southeastern Fujian. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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