Passengers get off the Tibet Airlines flight TV9850 at Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Dec. 30, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Rufeng)
LHASA, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The per capita disposable income for residents in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region expanded 14.7 percent year on year to 24,950 yuan (around 3,936 U.S. dollars) in 2021, leading the country in income growth.
The average annual increase of the past two years was 13.1 percent, the regional government announced at a press conference on Thursday.
The per capita disposable income for the region's farmers and herders grew 16 percent, placing it first nationwide for the seventh consecutive year; while that for urban residents rose 13 percent, 4.8 percentage points higher than the national average. ■