BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : DECEMBER 11, 2000 ISSUE
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY

China's Wide Divide


THE RURAL ECONOMY                    THE URBAN ECONOMY

Workers employed:                    Workers employed: 
495 million                          210 million

Value of agricultural                Value of manufacturing 
production:                          output: 
$174 billion                         487 billion
Annual remittances and               Value of service output:
savings of migrant workers:          $326 billion
$14 billion                          Per capita 
Per capita annual income:            annual income: 
$266                                 710           

DATA: STATE STATISTICAL BUREAU, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES


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