Table 1

Rural residents’ social characteristics in 2009 and 2010 (Source Household Survey)

ChongyiLuxi
2009 (n=5842)2010 (n=3897)2009 (n=2232)2010 (n=2315)
Gender(male)3045 (52.1%)2009 (51.6%)1140 (51.1%)1224 (52.9%)
Age (year) (95% CI)33.6 (33.1 to 34.1)34.1 (33.5 to 34.7)35.4 (34.6 to 36.2)36.1 (35.3 to 36.9)
Per capita income (¥) (95% CI)4788.5 (4702.9 to 4874.0)5764.1 (5660.1 to 5868.1)*4889.2 (4736.8 to 5031.6)5896.1 (5722.2 to 6070.0)*
Educational attainment†
 Semiliterate565 (8.4%)306 (6.0%)124 (3.2%)121 (3.1%)
 Elementary school1411 (21.0%)1118 (22.0%)665 (17.3%)703 (17.8%)
 Junior high school2051 (30.6%)1194 (23.5%)757 (19.7%)902 (22.9%)
 High school362 (5.4%)254 (5.0%)227 (5.9%)152 (3.9%)
 Tech secondary school166 (2.5%)98 (1.9%) 24 (0.6%)32 (9.8%)
 College diploma or above142 (2.1%)110 (2.2%) 34 (0.9%)28 (0.7%)
  • *Significant difference between 2009 and 2010.

  • †Educational attainment in people more than 15 years of age.