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China's Migrant Workers Earn Higher Incomes in 2023

By Xinhua|May 06,2024

Migrant workers walk to the platform to get on the train D4881 at Chongqing West Railway Station in Chongqing, southwest China, Jan. 30, 2023. (Photo/Wang Quanchao, Xinhua)

Beijing - Migrant workers from China's rural areas enjoyed higher incomes and better living conditions in 2023, official data shows.

In 2023, migrant workers in the country earned an average of 4,780 yuan (about 672.6 U.S. dollars) per month, an increase of 3.6 percent year on year, according to a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics.

Their per-capita living space in cities climbed 1.4 square meters to 24 square meters last year, says the report.

The report also shows that China's migrant worker population stood at 297.53 million last year, an increase of 1.91 million over the previous year.

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