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Living Conditions and Social Security

source:ah.gov.cn author:Rain release date:2019/03/21 hits:932

In 2018, the annual per capita disposable income of the permanent residents in Anhui was 23,984, increasing by 9.7 percent over the previous year, or a real increase of 7.5 percent after deducting price factors. The annual per capita disposable income of urban residents was 34,393 yuan, up by 8.7 percent or a real increase of 6.6 percent after deducting price factors. The per capita consumption expenditure was 21,523 yuan, up by 3.8 percent, of which, expenditure for food, tobacco and alcohol rose by 0.1 percent, for clothing by 7.6 percent, for housing by 15.9 percent, for household facilities, articles and service by 8.8 percent, for transportation and communication by 9.7 percent, and for health care by 11.4 percent. The expenditure for education, culture and entertainment services remained the same with that of the previous year. The Engel’s coefficient of urban households was 31 percent, down by 1.1 percentage points. The per capita floor space of urban households was 41.2 square meters, up by 3.8 square meters over the previous year.

In 2018, the annual per capita disposable income of rural residents was 13,996 yuan, up by 9.7 percent over the previous year, or a real increase of 7.6 percent after deducting price factors. The once enlarging gap between Anhui’s rural residents’ income and national average reduced by 53 yuan over the previous year. Per capital living expenditure was 12,748 yuan, up by 14.8 percent, of which, the expenditure for food, tobacco and alcohol was up by 12.9 percent, for clothing up by 12.3 percent, for housing up by 15.1 percent, for household facilities, articles and service up by 31.2 percent, for transportation and communication up by 15.6 percent, for education, culture, entertainment articles and services up by 18.2 percent and for health care by 3 percent. The Engel’s coefficient of rural households was 33 percent, down by 0.5 percentage points over the previous year. The per capita floor space of rural households was 52.9 square meters, up by 2.2 square meters over the previous year.

Per Capita Disposable Income of Urban and Rural Residents in Anhui 2013-2018

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At the end of 2018, a total of 11.415 million people participated in urban pension program for staff. 5.053 million people participated in unemployment insurance program and 149 thousand people received unemployment insurance payment of different terms. A total of 6.0182 million people and 5.863 million people participated in work accident insurance and maternity insurance respectively. 34.8776 million people participated in social pension insurance program for urban and rural residents. In rural areas, a total of 46.53 million people, accounting for 104 percent of the rural population, joined new rural cooperative medical system.

The year of 2018 saw 427 thousand urban residents and 1.806 million rural residents receiving government subsistence allowances, and 377 thousand rural residents receiving five-guarantees supporting. The provincial civil affairs authorities offered direct assistance for 2.867 million person times, and 4.039 million people were subsidized to join the basic medical insurance program.

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