Figure 2.6 Per capita disposable income, by urban-rural and quintile, 2013 and 2017
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Source: National Bureau of Statistics, China Statistical Yearbook, 2018
The quintiles show that, nationwide, the highest quintile had an income share of 45.8 per cent, and the lowest quintile accounted for only 4.2 per cent in 2017. Different quintiles within urban or rural areas also show a large discrepancy. The pattern of income share by quintile remained relatively unchanged between 2013 and 2017.
a Data labels in the chart indicate the average annual income per capita in RMB for each quintile.