Author: Lin Xiaozhao

  Cities with high income will form a strong attraction for floating population.

Which cities will have the most disposable income in 2022?

  First Financial and Economics reporters found that the top ten cities with the highest per capita income in my country in 2022 are Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Ningbo, Xiamen and Wuxi; among them, the per capita income of the top 6 cities exceeds 70,000 yuan.

  It should be noted that the data currently released by Guangzhou only include data on urban and rural residents, and there is no data on all residents. Here, the first financial reporter uses Guangzhou's permanent population and urbanization data in 2021 as the base to estimate the number of residents in 2022. Per capita disposable income data for all residents in Guangzhou.

  The data shows that in 2022, there will be 6 cities with a per capita income of more than 70,000 yuan, 3 more than the previous year.

The six cities are the four first-tier cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou, and the two new first-tier cities of Suzhou and Hangzhou in the Yangtze River Delta.

Among them, the four first-tier cities rank among the top four.

According to the data released by the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Statistics, a sample survey shows that the per capita disposable income of Shanghai residents in 2022 will be 79,610 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 2%, an increase of 1 percentage point from the first three quarters and 5.4 percentage points from the first half of the year.

  In terms of urban and rural areas, the per capita disposable income of urban permanent residents in Shanghai will be 84,034 yuan in 2022, a year-on-year increase of 1.9%; the per capita disposable income of rural permanent residents will be 39,729 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.1%.

The income of rural residents has grown faster than that of urban residents for 13 consecutive years, and the income ratio between urban and rural residents has further shrunk to 2.12.

  According to data released by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics, in 2022, the per capita disposable income of the city's residents will be 77,415 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.2%.

Among them, the per capita disposable income of urban residents was 84,023 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.1%.

  The per capita disposable income of residents in Shenzhen, a first-tier city in southern China, reached 72,718, an increase of 1,871 yuan from 2021, or a year-on-year increase of 2.6%.

Guangzhou also exceeded 71,000, ranking fourth.

  Overall, in terms of jobs, first-tier cities have more high-income jobs.

In recent years, the three industries with the highest income in my country are information transmission, software and information technology services, finance, and scientific research and technology services.

The first-tier cities are the areas where these industries are concentrated.

  In addition, the headquarters economy of Beijing, Shanghai and other cities is also very prominent.

For example, Beijing is home to a large number of headquarters of state-owned enterprises and regional headquarters of large multinational corporations. At the same time, there are also a large number of headquarters of large private enterprises that have grown up in Beijing and corporate headquarters that have moved to Beijing from other cities.

The number of regional headquarters of large multinational companies in Shanghai ranks first in the country, and the level of internationalization of the headquarters economy is the highest.

In recent years, the headquarters of many large enterprises in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Anhui and other places have also moved to Shanghai.

  After the four first-tier cities, Suzhou and Hangzhou, the two major economic cities located in the Yangtze River Delta, will both exceed the 70,000 per capita disposable income in 2022, reaching 70,819 yuan and 70,281 yuan respectively. The gap is only 538 yuan.

  The GDP of Suzhou, the "best prefecture-level city", ranks sixth in the country. At the same time, the results of Suzhou's industrial upgrading in recent years have continued to show.

In 2021, Suzhou's total social research and development investment will reach 88.87 billion yuan, an increase of 12.711 billion yuan or 16.69% over the previous year, about 700 million yuan higher than Guangzhou, and rise to the fourth place in the country.

By 2021, the number of high-tech enterprises in Suzhou has reached 11,165, only 270 fewer than Guangzhou.

  Hangzhou ranks sixth in terms of per capita disposable income.

Hangzhou has seized the opportunity of the Internet in recent years, and has made outstanding achievements in the development of the digital economy. There are many high-paying jobs such as the Internet.

Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province.

Zhejiang is the fourth largest economic province in China, with a well-developed private economy and high per capita income. Many large enterprises in the province have moved their headquarters to Hangzhou, and the development of the headquarters economy is also relatively prominent.

  The per capita disposable income of Nanjing, a megacity in the Yangtze River Delta, also reached 69,039 yuan, which is within easy reach of the 70,000 yuan mark; Ningbo, Xiamen, and Wuxi ranked eighth to tenth.

  Generally speaking, economically developed cities rely on higher income levels and more employment opportunities to attract a large number of population inflows, and the urban economic aggregate and urban population are relatively large.

In terms of the economic volume of the top ten cities, 9 cities have a GDP exceeding one trillion yuan and the top seven cities in per capita disposable income of residents, and their total GDP also ranks among the top ten in the country.

In addition, the total GDP of Ningbo, which ranks eighth in per capita disposable income, and Wuxi, which ranks tenth, have already exceeded the trillion mark.

  Among the top ten cities in terms of per capita income, only Xiamen, which ranks ninth, has yet to break through the trillion yuan mark.

The data shows that in 2022, Xiamen will achieve a GDP of 780.27 billion yuan, an increase of 4.4%, which is still a long way from the trillion mark.

It is worth noting that among the top ten cities, the other nine cities are all located in the three major economic circles.

Xiamen, located in southern Fujian, will have a per capita disposable income of 67,999 yuan in 2022, which is 31,116 yuan higher than the national per capita disposable income and 24,881 yuan higher than that of Fujian residents; a nominal increase of 5.7% over the same period in 2021.

  Ding Changfa, an associate professor of the Department of Economics of Xiamen University, analyzed China Business News that Xiamen has a good business environment and has the first-mover advantage of special zone policies. It also has free trade zones, independent innovation demonstration zones, cross-strait cooperation demonstration zones, and the core area of ​​the Maritime Silk Road. The superimposed policies of multiple districts have superimposed advantages. There are many very well-developed industries on the island, such as the exhibition industry, modern financial service industry, software information service industry, etc. At the same time, education, medical facilities and urban construction are very good, which is very attractive. , as a regional central city, its ability to radiate and drive the surrounding areas is increasing day by day, and it also attracts the surrounding capital, talents, technology and other elements to gather.

  Wuxi ranked 10th last year with a per capita disposable income of 65,823 yuan, while Shaoxing, which ranked 11th, had a per capita disposable income of 65,760 yuan, which is only 63 yuan away from Wuxi. Shaoxing is also expected to rank among the top 10 in the future.

  Tang Hairu, deputy director of the Expert Committee of the Hangzhou Planning Commission, analyzed Yicai, which is related to the industrial structure of Shaoxing.

Shaoxing's private economy is very developed, dominated by small and medium-sized enterprises and the private economy, and its development is very balanced. There are very strong industrial clusters in Shangyu, Zhuji, Xinchang, Shengzhou and other places, and they all have their own distinctive flagship products. Therefore, the overall The distribution of wealth is relatively balanced, which makes the per capita disposable income relatively high.