The urban and rural living standards improved steadily. The employees' average wage was 12,172 yuan, up by 12.7%. The per capita disposable income of urban residents was 8,209 yuan, increased by 15.1%, and the percapita consumption expenditure reached 5,704 yuan, up by 12.9%. The per capita net income of rural residents was 3,701 yuan, up by 11.8%, the largest in the past 6 years, and the per capita personal consumption expenditure was 2,491 yuan, up by 11.2%. The per capita housing area of urban residents got to 29.6 ㎡ and that of rural residents reached 27.9 ㎡,up by 1.0% and 1.5% respectively.