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Hunan’s Resident Per Capita Disposable Income Up 5.2% in H1

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The National Bureau of Statistics Survey Office in Hunan released the Hunan people’s livelihood data in the first half of 2020, at a press conference held by the Hunan Provincial People’s Government on July 20. Hunan’s per capita disposable income stood at 13,617 yuan in the first half, up 5.2% from the same period last year. The growth rate was 2.8 percentage points higher than the national average, and 3 percentage points higher than the first quarter.

Per capita income from wages and salary increased 5.3% to 7,209 yuan. Net operating income increased 2.5% to 2,376 yuan. Net property income grew 3.7% to 951 yuan. Transfer income reached 3,081 yuan, up 7.4%. Net operating income rose after declines in the first quarter. The growth of wages and salary; net property income; and, transfer income were faster than those of the first quarter. 

Hunan’s four regions made coordinated progress. The per capita disposable income of residents in Changsa-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan area reached 22,392 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.4%; the per capita disposable income of residents in the Dongting Lake area and southern Hunan area both exceeded 13,000 yuan, an increase of 5.1% year-on-year; the per capita disposable income of residents in the greater Xiangxi area was less than 10,000 yuan, with the highest growth rate of 5.8%.

The urban-rural gap narrowed due to targeted poverty alleviation measures. The per capita disposable income of urban residents stood at 19,589 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 4%, while that of rural residents was 7,566 yuan, up 5.9%. The per capita disposable income of residents in 51 poorer counties rose 7.4% to 5,663 yuan. The urban-rural income ratio reduced to 2.59:1 from 2.64:1 in the first half of last year.

In the first half of the year, residents’ incomes increased in various sectors, regional incomes rose in a balanced manner, and the income gap between urban and rural residents narrowed. Hunan’s economic growth maintains good momentum, with development quality improved steadily and opportunities found amid crisis. 

This article is from Hunan Provincial Government www.enghunan.gov.cn. 

Translator: Xiao Juan

Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn