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China’s Income Distribution Research Center Published Results on Income Disparity

Xinhua reported that, on April 13, 2013, China’s Income Distribution Research Center published the results of its research on the distribution of income in China. The results suggested that the largest disparity in income was found to be between those who live in cities and the countryside, while the gap continues to grow between various regions and professions. According to the results, the professions in the service industry along with agriculture, forestation, herding, and fishing are among the lowest in income level, while electricity, telecommunications, and the financial insurance industries are in the top income bracket.

Source: Xinhua, April 14, 2013