Top 10 regions in China with highest consumer spending in H1 2021

Chinese per capita nominal consumer spending grew 18 percent to 11,471 yuan ($1,769) on a yearly basis in the first half of the year, according to the latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics. After deducting price factors, spending increased 17.4 percent year-on-year.

Shanghai and Beijing have led per capita consumer spending nationwide in the first half of the year at 23,644 yuan and 21,564 yuan, respectively.

Besides the two cities, seven other provinces and municipalities have all registered higher consumer spending than the national average.

Let us take a look at the top 10 regions in China with the highest per capita consumer spending in H1 2021.

No 10 Liaoning province

11,324 yuan

A Ferris wheel is seen at the South Lake Park in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on July 19, 2021.

No 9 Hubei province

11,586 yuan

Multicolored balloons are seen at a tourism resort in Yiling district, Yichang city, Hubei province, on July 10, 2021

No 8 Chongqing

11,700 yuan

Cable cars are seen in Chongqing on April 27, 2021

No 7 Fujian province

13,809 yuan

Consumers select flowers at a flower shop in Xiamen, Fujian province, on May 7, 2021

No 6 Jiangsu province

14,903 yuan

A consumer browses goods at a supermarket in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, on July 9, 2021

No 5 Guangdong province

15,241 yuan

A visitor experiences virtual reality games at an exhibition held in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on May 11, 2021

No 4 Tianjin

16,273 yuan

The CTF Finance center is seen in Tianjin, on April 22, 2021

No 3 Zhejiang province

17,909 yuan

A boy selects toys at a night fair in Luqiao district, Taizhou city, Zhejiang province, on May 15, 2021

No 2 Beijing

21,564 yuan

Souvenirs are displayed at a flagship store for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, on Feb 16, 2021

No 1 Shanghai

23,644 yuan

Visitors take pictures at the bund in Shanghai, on July 19, 2021

Source: China Daily

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