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Beijing's per capita disposable income up
Updated: 2005-02-14 14:09

Beijing reported 15,638 yuan (1,884 US dollars) 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 (1,470 US dollars), up 9.7 percent.

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

The average housing area of urban residents was expanded by 0.3square 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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