Adjusting the Minimum Subsistence Guarantee System for Urban and Rural Residents
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In 2005, relevant government departments focused on preparation to implement the minimum subsistence guarantee system for urban and rural residents.

I. Current Situation

In the first three quarters of 2005, 9.75 million families, or 21.86 million people, were eligible for the minimum subsistence guarantee allowance. A total of RMB 13.88 billion was distributed, a monthly average of RMB 70 per person.

During this period, the number of people eligible for the allowance decreased continuousl…

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Tang, Jun and Zhang, Shifei, “Adjusting the Minimum Subsistence Guarantee System for Urban and Rural Residents”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 23 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004156371_010>



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