The rise in migrant labourers and their wages has helped push up rural per capita income faster than urban incomes. Photo: NYT The rise in migrant labourers and their wages has helped push up rural per capita income faster than urban incomes. Photo: NYT
The rise in migrant labourers and their wages has helped push up rural per capita income faster than urban incomes. Photo: NYT
China economy

City migrants help boost rural incomes

Migrants from the countryside to mainland cities are helping push up rural incomes faster than urban ones, though rural spending still lags

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The rise in migrant labourers and their wages has helped push up rural per capita income faster than urban incomes. Photo: NYT The rise in migrant labourers and their wages has helped push up rural per capita income faster than urban incomes. Photo: NYT
The rise in migrant labourers and their wages has helped push up rural per capita income faster than urban incomes. Photo: NYT
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