Shanghai and Beijing rank the highest in per capita disposable income, according to National Statistics Bureau.
Both cities exceed 50, 000 yuan in the first three quarters, official data said.
China's average per capita disposable income stood at 22, 882 yuan and saw a 6.1 percent year on year growth in real terms.
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Seven other provincial level regions also outperformed the national average, including Zhejiang, Tianjin, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Fujian, Shandong and Liaoning.
In terms of per capita consumption expenditure, Shanghai and Beijing remain on the top of the list, with a figure of 33, 557 yuan and 31, 542 yuan respectively.
(Compiled by Li Bowen)