Welfare and social security

The per capita personal disposable income of the permanent urban residents in Dalian grew by 6.7 percent year on year to 40,587 yuan ($5,691) in 2018. Per capita consumption spending was 27,191 yuan, up 0.3 percent year on year. The annual per capita disposable income of its permanent rural residents was 16,865 yuan, up 7.7 percent year on year. The annual per capita consumption spending during the same period was 10,370 yuan, an increase of 3.3 percent.


In 2018, basic endowment insurance covered 2.05 million workers, up by 73,000 people on the previous year. Basic medical insurance covered 5.15 million people, an increase of 50,000 people.


Meanwhile, a total of 1.52 million people were covered by unemployment insurance, an increase of 69,000 people. Work-related injury insurance covered 2.63 million workers.


In 2018, a total of 1.66 million people had birth insurance, an increase of 56,000; and a total of 1.24 million people in the urban and rural areas were covered by social endowment insurance, down 23,000 people.


A total of 21.8 billion yuan in housing provident funds was collected in 2018, an increase of 7.4 percent year on year. A total of 29.2 billion in housing provident funds was deployed in 2018. Of that, 11.67 billion yuan was used by 33,000 homebuyers for mortgages and 17.54 billion yuan in funds was withdrawn by 614,000 people.


There were 320 elder care centers in Dalian by the end of 2018. The city was home to 300 adoption service providers, which can provide 45,000 beds. The service providers took care of 26,000 people.


In 2018, a total of 33,300 urban residents and 44,100 rural residents received minimum living subsidies from the government.


About 9.4 million yuan was used for temporary assistance and medical assistance, to support 112,000 residents in difficulties in 2018.


The welfare lottery sales revenue was 1.64 billion yuan in 2018, which helped raise 492 million yuan for the public welfare lottery fund.