Monthly income of migrant laborers in China by type of employment 2011

The statistic shows the monthly income of migrant laborers in China by type of employment. In 2011, employed migrant laborers earned on average 2,015 yuan a month.

Monthly income of migrant workers in China by type of employment in 2011

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Release date

April 2012



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Supplementary notes

The title of the report has been translated from Chinese.

1 yuan is approximately equal to 0.12 euros and 0.15 U.S. dollars (as of June 2012).

The study involved around 200,000 migrant laborers, from 31 provinces, 899 counties and 7,500 villages.

Migrant laborers are defined as being people who leave their place of origin for a period longer than six months in order to find work elsewhere. They either stay in their home province or move to another province in a bid to find employment.

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