Rank 2011: 5
Rank 2010: 5
GDP: 3.2 trillion yuan (US$495.45 billion)
Permanent population: 54.63 million
Zhejiang province's GDP per capita rose from 51,711 yuan (US$7,639) in 2010 to 58,576 yuan (US$9,069) in 2011. According to the Economist Magazine, Zhejiang's GDP per capita in 2010 was close to that of Azerbaijan (at purchasing-power parity).
Zhejiang remained in 4th place this year with its GDP of 3.2 trillion yuan (US$495.45 billion), a 9 percent increase over 2010. In 2011, the province registered 30,971 yuan (US$4,795) in per capita disposable income of urban households and 13,071 yuan (US$2,024) in per capita net income of rural households, an increase of 13.2 percent and 15.6 percent respectively. Its GDP in 2011 was close to that of Switzerland in 2010 at US$523.77 billion, which was ranked 19th in the world by the World Bank.