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Living Conditions and Social Security

source:ah.gov.cn author:Rain release date:2018/04/10 hits:827

In 2017, the annual per capita disposable income of the permanent residents in Anhui was 21,863, increasing by 9.3 percent over the previous year, or a real increase of 8 percent after deducting price factors. The annual per capita disposable income of urban residents was 31,640 yuan, up by 8.5 percent or a real increase of 7.1 percent after deducting price factors. The per capita consumption expenditure was 20,740 yuan, up by 5.8 percent, of which, expenditure for food, tobacco and alcohol rose by 4.4 percent, for clothing by 3.6 percent, for housing by 7.7 percent, for household facilities, articles and service by 8.6 percent, for transportation and communication by 6 percent, for education, culture and entertainment services by 6.2 percent and for health care by 0.4 percent. The Engel’s coefficient of urban households was 32.1 percent, down by 0.4 percentage points. The per capita floor space of urban households was 37.4 square meters, up by 0.5 square meters over the previous year.

In 2017, the annual per capita disposable income of rural residents was 12,758 yuan, up by 8.9 percent over the previous year, or a real increase of 7.7 percent after deducting price factors. Per capital living expenditure was 11,106 yuan, up by 8 percent, of which, the expenditure for food, tobacco and alcohol was up by 5.8 percent, for clothing up by 5 percent, for housing up by 16.5 percent, for household facilities, articles and service down by 8.4 percent, for transportation and communication up by 5.5 percent, for education, culture, entertainment articles and services up by 13.3 percent and for health care by 8 percent. The Engel’s coefficient of rural households was 33.5 percent, down by 0.7 percentage points over the previous year. The per capita floor space of rural households was 50.7 square meters, up by 1.4 square meters over the previous year.

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Figure 12: Per Capita Consumption Composition in Anhui 2017

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At the end of 2017, a total of 10.7839 million and 21.0749 million people participated in urban pension program for staff and workers and urban basic health insurance program respectively. 4.7241 million people participated in unemployment insurance program and 159 thousand people received unemployment insurance payment of different terms. A total of 5.6555 million people and 5.5373 million people participated in work accident insurance and maternity insurance respectively. 34.2946 million people participated in social pension insurance program for urban and rural residents. In rural areas, a total of 46.537 million people, accounting for 103.07 percent of the rural population, joined new rural cooperative medical system9.

The year of 2017 saw 479 thousand urban residents and 1.555 million rural residents receiving government subsistence allowances, and 398 thousand rural residents receiving five-guarantees supporting. The provincial civil affairs authorities offered direct assistance for 1.93 million person times, and 4.85 million people were subsidized to join the basic medical insurance program.

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