Top 10 richest provincial regions in China 2011

By Zhang Junmian
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Shanghai, one of the 'Top 10 richest provincial regions in China 2011' by

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 GDP per capita: 81,772 (US$12,661)

Rank 2011: 2

Rank 2010: 1

GDP: 1.92 trillion yuan (US$297.27 billion)

Permanent population: 23.47 million

Shanghai's GDP per capita rose from 76,074 yuan (US$11,238) in 2010 to 81,772 (US$12,661) in 2011. According to the Economist Magazine, Shanghai's GDP per capita in 2010 was close to that of Saudi Arabia (at purchasing-power parity).

Shanghai's GDP in 2011 was 1.92 trillion yuan (US$297.27 billion), ranking 11th in the country, an 8.2 percent increase from 2010 at comparable prices. In 2011, the municipality registered 36,230 yuan (US$5,609) in per capita disposable income of urban households and 15,644 yuan (US$2,422) in per capita net income of rural households, an increase of 13.8 percent and 13.8 percent respectively. Its GDP in 2011 was close to that of Greece in 2010 at US$304.87 billion, which was ranked 32nd in the world by the World Bank.

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