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Beijing's per capita disposable income up
Updated: 2005-02-14 10:10

Beijing reported 15,638 yuan (US$1,884) of per capita disposable income for urban households in 2004, up 12.6 percent from the previous year.

According to Beijing Municipal Statistics Bureau, the hike of disposable income in urban Beijing brought the average urban citizens' expenditure to 12,200 yuan (US$1,470), up 9.7 percent.

Rural Beijing residents' income topped 7,172 yuan (US$864) in 2004, up 10.4 year on year, and their expenditure reached 4,886 yuan (US$590), up 5 percent.

The average housing area of urban residents was expanded by 0.3 square meters to 19 square meters, while that of rural residents also extended by 0.3 square meters to 34 square meters.

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