Number of Dependents per Urban Employee refers to the ratio between number of persons in an urban household and the number of employed persons.
Total Income of Urban Households refers to the sum of wage and salary, net business income, income from properties, and income from transfers of members of the households, excluding income from selling of properties and income from borrowings.
Disposable Income of Urban Households refers to the actual income at the disposal of members of the households which can be used for final consumption, other non-compulsory expenditure and savings. This equals to total income minus income tax, personal contribution to social security and sample household subsidy for keeping diaries. Following formula is used:
Disposable income = total household income - income tax - personal contribution to social security - sample household subsidy for keeping diaries
Consumption Expenditure of Urban Households refers to total expenditure of the sample households for consumption in daily life, including expenditure on eight categories such as food, clothing, household appliances and services, health care and medical services, transport and communications, recreation, education and cultural services, housing, miscellaneous goods and services.
Expenditure of Urban Households on Consumption of Services refers to expenditure of households on services of various kinds provided by the society.
Urban Households by Income Group All households in the sample are grouped, by per capita disposable income of the household, into groups of low income, lower middle income, middle income, upper middle income and high income, each group consisting of 20%, 20%, 20%, 20% and 20% of all households respectively.
Income from Rural Household Operations refers to income by the rural households as units of production and operations. Operations by rural households are classified by economic activities as agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, fishery, manufacturing, construction, transportation, post and telecommunications, wholesale, retail and catering, social service, culture, education, health, and other household operations.
Income from Properties refers to the income received as returns by owners of financial assets or tangible non-productive assets by providing capitals or tangible non-productive assets to other institutional units.
Income from Transfers refers to the receipt by rural households and their members of goods, services, capital or rights of assets without giving or repaying accordingly, excluding capital provided to them for the formation of fixed assets. In general, it refers to all income received by rural households through redistribution.
Cash Income refers to income received by rural households and their members in the form of cash during the reference period. It is classified, by source of income, into income from wages and salaries, cash income from household operations, income from properties and income from transfers.
Net Income from Rural household refers to the total income of rural households from all sources minus all corresponding expenses. The formula for calculation is as follows:
Net income = total income – taxes and fees paid - household operation expenses – taxes and fees – depreciation of fixed assets for production – subsidy for participating in household survey – gifts to non-rural relatives
Net income is mainly used as input for reproduction and as consumption expenditure of the year, and also used for savings and non-compulsory expenses of various forms.Per capita net income of farmers is the level of net income averaged by population which reflects the average income level of rural households in a given area.
Engel Coefficient refers to the percentage of expenditure on food in the total consumption expenditure,using the following formula:
Engel Coefficient=(expenditure on food/total consumption expenditure)×100%