PHOTOS China sees rapid income, consumption growth in rural areas over past 70 years

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China sees rapid income, consumption growth in rural areas over past 70 years

Xinhua

10:55, August 09, 2019

A villager shops at a mart in Wangzhuanggou Village of Wuxiang County, north China's Shanxi Province, Feb. 17, 2019. China has seen rapid income and consumption growth in rural areas over the past 70 years, according to a report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Workers process clothes at a poverty alleviation workshop in Yingshouyingzi coal mining quarters of Chengde, north China's Hebei Province, May 5, 2019. In 2018, rural per capita disposable income had increased 40 times from 1949 to stand at 14,617 yuan (about 2,088 U.S. dollars) in real terms after deducting price factors, up 5.5 percent on average annually, the NBS said.

The combination photo taken on May 6, 2019 shows an elder couple posing for photo at their present (up) and previous (down) houses in Huawu Village of Yeping Township in Ruijin, east China's Jiangxi Province.

A farmer displays a debit card theming Rural Revitalization issued by Agricultural Bank of China in Yijun County of Tongchuan, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, April 29, 2019.

A woman treats guests at her new house in Datong Township of Tajik Autonomous County of Taxkorgan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 17, 2019.

Members of a local poverty alleviation team help He Zhengcai carry a refrigerator at Luxi Village of Qingyang Township in Shiqian County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Feb. 20, 2019.

A man waits for delivery staff Zhao Wei (R) at his parents' home in Xilingol, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Nov. 10, 2018.

Staff members serve dishes at a restaurant in Longwangba Village of Xiji County in Guyuan, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Aug. 30, 2018.

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 25, 2018 shows a rural view in Yangjie Township of Xundian Hui and Yi Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province.

Photo taken on Dec. 7, 2018 shows Naying and her families taking photos with the old village (up) and the relocated village (down) of the 10th villager group of Banmu Village in Wa Autonomous County of Ximeng, southwest China's Yunnan Province.

Photo taken on Dec. 7, 2018 shows the old village (up) and the relocated village (down) of the 10th villager group of Banmu Village in Wa Autonomous County of Ximeng, southwest China's Yunnan Province.

This combination photo shows Jino women separating grain seeds with their feet in 1984 (left, file photo); and Jino villager Li Xiuzhen showing a WeChat group for sales of local specialty goods at Baka Village of Jino Ethnic Township on Jino Mountain, Nov. 20, 2018 (right, photo by Lin Yiguang).

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