G&H. Income, Expenditures and Assets

Module G&H. Income, Expenditures and Assets of CHARLS 2015

Label Type Description
GA001 Question Did you receive any wage and bonus income in the past year?
GA002 Question How much did you receive last year? _____ Yuan Wage income: yuan [soft check >240,000]
GA002_bracket Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfoldingbracket questions here. ] 10,000 /30,000 /50,000 /100,000 /200,000 Yuan
GA002_W2_1 Question Does the above mentioned wage exclude any insurance, income tax, publichousing funds and other fees?
GA002_W2_2 Question What is the total amount of your insurance, income tax, public housing fundsand other fees?
GA003 Question Did you receive any of the following types of individual income in the past year? (check all that apply)
GA004 Question How much did you receive last year?
GA004_W3 Question What type of the pension subsidy?
GA004_W3_1 Question How do you use the card/voucher?
GA005 Question Did [ ______ ] receive any wage and bonus income in the past year?
GA006 Question After tax and various social insurances, how much did he/she receive in the past year year?
GA006_2 Question yuan/month
GA006_BRACKET Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [10,000/30,000/50,000/100,000/200,000]
GA006_W2 Question How much did he/she pay tax and various social insurances in the past year year?
GA006_W2_1 Question Amount by year
GA006_W2_2 Question Amount by month
GA007 Question [Did [ ______ ] receive any of the following types of individual income in the past year? (check all that apply)Pensions (including wages from government institutions and firms, supplemental pension of the firms,and income from such programs as rural pension insurance, Urban residents' pension and commercial pension insurance, and pension subsidy for the oldest old) ......1
GA008 Question How much did he/she receive last year? ___ yuan/year or ___ yuan/month
GA008_B Question yuan/year
GA008_C Question yuan/month
GA008_BRACKET Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. : ]10,000 /30,000 /50,000 /100,000 /200,000 Yuan
GB001 Question Did your household engage in agricultural work (including cropping, forestry, livestock, and fish) last year?
GB002 Question Did any member engage in agricultural work (including cropping, forestry, livestock, and fish) last year?
GB003 Question Did your household engage in cropping or forestry last year?
GB004 Question When was the most recent harvest?[IWER: Mark the year using four digits. Take down the month as its actual number. For example, write January as "1" not "01", December as "12". If do not remember month, fill "0".] ____2009..2015(GB004_1) Year ____0..12 (GB004_2) Month
GB004_1 Question Year for the most recent harvest?
GB004_2 Question month for the most recent harvest?
GB005 Question What is the total value of all crops and forestry products produced in the past year?____(GB005_1) Yuan [soft check: 75000 yuan]. Among it, what is the value of the crops and forestry products that is home consumed? ____(GB005_2 )Yuan or __ (GB005_3)%
GB005_1 Question total value of all crops and forestry products produced in the past year?
GB005_2 Question the value of the crops and forestry products that is home consumed
GB005_3 Question the value of the crops and forestry products that is home consumed
GB005_bracket Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [1,000 /3,000 /5,000 /7,000 /10,000]
GB005_W2_ Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [1,000 /3,000 /5,000 /7,000 /10,000]
GB006 Question What was the total cost of producing crops (including vegetables and Chinese herbs)and forestry products in the past year? (including Seeds (including home-used seeds),Fertilizer, Organic fertilizer, Pesticide, Plastic sheets, Hiring labor (including with machineor animals), Land rents, Rents (excluding land rents), Irrigation, Fuel, Transportation,Processing, Marketing (including packaging, management fee)) ____ Yuan[soft check: 50,000 yuan
GB006_bracket Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [3,00 /6,00 /1,000 /2000 /5,000]
GB007 Question Did your household grow any livestock or aquatic life last year?
GB008 Question What is the current value of all livestock (including chicken, duck, cattle, pig, sheep etc.) and aquatic life at end of last year?(yuan)
GB008_BRACKET Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [500 /1,500 /3,000 /4,500 /9,000 ]
GB009 Question What was the value of all livestock and aquatic life at this time last year?(yuan)
GB009_BRACKET Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [5,00 /1,500 /2,500 /4,000 /8,000 ]
GB010 Question How much did you spend purchasing new livestock and aquatic life in the past year??(yuan)
GB011 Question What was the value of all livestock and aquatic life that were sold or consumedin the past year? ____(GB011_1) Yuan [soft check: 100,000 yuan] Among it, what is the amount or percent consumed at your home? ___(GB011_2) Yuan or ___(GB011_3) %
GB011_1 Question the value of all livestock and aquatic life that were sold or consumedin the past year
GB011_2 Question the amount or percent consumed at your home
GB011_3 Question the amount or percent consumed at your home
GB011_bracket Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [200 /9,00 /1,500 /2,500 /5,000]
GB011_W2_ Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [2,00 /9,00 /1,500 /2,500 /5,000]
GB012 Question What was the value of all livestock products produced (including the self consumption value) in the past year, including milk, wool (including cashmere, sheep or goatskin), and eggs? ____(GB012_1) Yuan [soft check: 50,000 yuan] Among it, what is the amount or percent consumed at your home? ____(GB012_2) Yuan or ___(GB012_3) % [soft check: 50,000 yuan]
GB012_1 Question the value of all livestock products produced (including the self consumption value) in the past year
GB012_2 Question the amount or percent consumed at your home
GB012_3 Question the amount or percent consumed at your home
GB012_BRACKET Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [100 /200 /300 /500 /1000]
GB012_W2_ Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [100 /200 /300 /500 /1000]
GB013 Question What was the cost of producing livestock and aquatic life in the past year, including the value of all feed, medicine, pasture fees, animal pens, wages, etc.) (yuan)
GC001 Question Did your household members engage in any self-employed activities last year?
GC002 Question How many types of activities did your household members participate in the last year?
GC003 Question Who engage in this self-employment businesse in the past year?
GC004 Question Which types of activities?
GC005 Question Not including fixed capital costs, what is your best estimate of the net income earned from this activity by your household members last year? _____(yuan)

If the activity was conducted jointly with non-household members, report only the net income earned by household members. Remember to consider the following types of costs: energy, housing or equipment rental, raw materials, transportation, marketing, wages, taxes or fees.

GC005_BRACKET Question If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. [1,000 /3,000 /5,000 /7,000 /10,000]
GD001 Question Did you receive Dibao assistance last year? How much did you receive? Yuan
GD002 Question Did your household receive any of the following government subsidies in the past year? (check all that apply)
GD002_1 Question Reforestation : how much?
GD002_2 Question Agricultural subsidies
GD002_3 Question wubaohu ( targets low-income, blind, disabled, aged persons, and young persons that have no means to support themselves.)
GD002_4 Question Tekunhu : how much?
GD002_5 Question Work injury subsidies to the immediate family members
GD002_6 Question emergency or disaster relief (jiujikuan, jiuzaikuan) last year
GD002_7 Question Other, please specify
GD003 Question Did your household receive any income from the following sources in the past year? (check all that apply)
GD003_1 Question donations from the society
GD003_2 Question compensation for land seizure
GD003_3 Question compensation to pulling down your house or apartment last year
GE001 Question We wish to know your family food expenditure for the last week. Are you the primary person who purchases food for the household?
GE002 Question Who is the primary person purchasing food for the household?
GE004 Question In the past week, how many people usually ate meals together in your household(not including guests)?(persons)
GE005 Question Last week how many meals did you provide to guests?(meals)
GE006 Question In the past week, how much did your household spend on food (excluding eating out expenditure, alcohol, Cigarettes, cigars and tobacco expenditure) ?(yuan)

GE006_W2 Question Does your household produce agricultural products yourself (including plants, meat, eggs, aquatic lives, oil, vegetables and fruits, cigaretts and wine, drinks and milk products, produced food, seasonings, etc.)?
GE006_W2_1 Question In the past week, what was the market value of the food that members of the household consumed that you grew yourselves?
GE007 Question Among it, how much did your household spend on eating out?(yuan)
GE008 Question Among it, how much did your household spend on alcohol, Cigarettes, cigars and tobacco?(yuan)
GE009 Question Please tell me the expenditure last month for your household for the following items.[IWER: fill in 0 if no corresponding expenditure; fill in -9999 if the respondent cannot recall the expenditure.]
GE009_1 Question 1 Communication fees (including post, internet
usage, telephone and cell phone usage)
GE009_2 Question 2 Utilities: Water and electricity
GE009_3 Question 3 Fuels (including gas, coal, etc.)
GE009_4 Question 4 Fees for Matron, housekeepers and servants
GE009_5 Question 5 Local Transportation
GE009_6 Question 6 Household items and personal toiletries that
are used daily plus beauty treatments (e.g., detergent,
soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, cosmetics, beauty salon, etc.)
GE009_7 Question 7 Entertainment (including fees to buy books,
newspapers, VCDs, DVDs, going to cinema and bars)
GE010 Question In the last year how much did your household spend on the following items?[IWER: fill in 0 if no corresponding expenditure; fill in -9999 if the respondent cannot recall the expenditure.]
GE010_1 Question 1 Clothing and bedding
GE010_10 Question 10 Purchase, Maintenance and repair (of transportation vehicles, appliances, communication products, etc.)
GE010_11 Question 11 Property management fees (including parking fee)
GE010_12 Question 12 Taxes and fees turned over to the government
GE010_13 Question 13 Donations to the society (including cash, and items like food, clothing, etc.)
GE010_2 Question 2 Long distance traveling expenses (including
travel fees through train, car, bus, plane and ship)
GE010_3 Question 3 Heating(centrally heated)
GE010_4 Question 4 Furniture, consumption of durable goods and electronics, includes refrigerator, washing machine, TV, computers and expensive instruments like pianio.
GE010_5 Question 5 Education and training(including tuition, training fees, etc
GE010_6 Question 6 Medical expenditure
GE010_7 Question 7 Fitness expenditures
GE010_8 Question 8 Beauty (including make-ups, facials, massages, etc.)
GE010_9 Question 9 Automobiles
GE011 Question How often did the respondent receive assistance with answers in Section Household income and expenditure? [IWER: If it is answered by a proxy, please record the respondent's reaction.]
HA000_W2_0 Question 访员填写:受访者当前居住住宅类型是?
HA000_W2_1 Question 这所房子是上次访问时[ZIWTime],您居住的房屋[加载上一轮调查时现有住宅的特 征] 吗?
HA001 Question When did your household start to live at your current residence?(year)
HA001_W2 Question What is the construction area of the house ? ___ m2
HA002 Question Do you pay rent for current residence?
HA003 Question How much rent do you pay each month?(yuan/month)
HA006 Question How much of the rent was paid by a housing subsidy from the employer of a householdmember? which household member? _____ (HA006_1)yuan [soft check >10,000 yuan], [preloaded list ]
HA006_2 Question which household member?
HA004 Question Did you pay less than the market rental value?
HA005 Question If you rented the same housing unit from the market, what is the rent per month you would have to pay?(Yuan/Month)
HA007 Question Who owns your current residence?
HA007_W2_1 Question Has the owndership status changes following the death of [ ______ ]?
HA007_W2_2 Question 在去世前,[加载去世的主要受访者或配偶的名字] 拥有该房产的比重是__ %.
HA007_W2_3 Question [加载去世的主要受访者或配偶的名字] 拥有的那部分房产,是如何处置的?继承的比 重分别是?
HA007_W2_5 Question [加载HA007_W2_4 中的子女姓名,逐个询问] 继承的产权,占[加载去世的主要受 访者或配偶的名字] 生前拥有产权比重的___ %?
HA007_W2_6 Question 孙子女是哪些子女的孩子?
HA007_W2_7 Question [加载HA007_W2_6 中的子女姓名,逐个询问] 的孩子继承的产权,占[加载去世的 主要受访者或配偶的名字] 生前拥有产权比重的__ %?
HA008 Question Which household member(s) own the house?
HA009 Question What share of the house is owned by household members [ ______ ]? (%)
HA010 Question Which non-household members own all or part of your current residence? (circleall that apply)
HA010_1 Question Working unit of household member, which household member?
HA010_2 Question Child(non- household member) of main respondent or spouse , which child?
HA010_3 Question Parent(non- household member) of main respondent or spouse
HA011 Question What is the present market value of your house? Or, what is the present market value of a similar housing unit within its neighborhood?Total price: ____(HA011_1) 10000Yuan ......1 Unit price: ____(HA011_2) 1000Yuan/m2 ......2 H.A011_1. unit price
HA011_2 Question unit price
HA012 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HA026_W2_1 Question 您上次访问时回答的[下载上次访问时的相关住宅信息] 住宅是怎么处置的?
HA026_W2_2 Question When did you sell that house?
HA026_W2_3 Question What is the net income you got from selling the house, excluding relative fees?Total price ____ (10,000 Yuan)[soft check < 0:1, > 500]
HA026_W2_4 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HA026_W2_5 Question Percent of total income
HA026_W2_6 Question Did you receive any compensation for tearing down the house?
HA026_W2_7 Question At which month did demolition
HA026_W2_8 Question What is the total amount of the compensation?
HA026_W2_9 Question Have those who live in your house pay you any cash, or provide you in-kind payment?
HA026_W2_10 Question How did those who live in your house pay you the cash or the in-kind payment?
HA026_W2_11 Question in-kind payment is?
HA026_W2_12 Question Have those who got your house as gifts pay you any cash, or provide you in-kind payment?
HA026_W2_13 Question How did those who got your house as gifts pay you the cash or the in-kind payment?
HA026_W2_14 Question in-kind payment is?
HA027 Question Excluding the house in which you live, do you or members of your household own any other residential properties?
HA028 Question How many other housing units do you or members of your household currently own? (units)
HA029_W2 Question In the past two years since [preload the year of last wave] Year [preload the month of last wave] month, have your household obtained (purchased/built/inherited/received as gift/got new house due to tearing down) any new houses? [ZIWTime]
HA029_W2_1 Question obtained
HA030 Question Who owns this residence?
HA030_W2_1 Question Has the owndership status changes following the death of [preload the name of the deceased main respondent or spouse]?
HA030_W2_2 Question INCHINESE
HA030_W2_3 Question [加载去世的主要受访者或配偶的名字] 拥有的那部分房产,是如何处置的?继承的比 重分别是?
HA030_W2_4 Question 是哪些子女?
HA030_W2_6 Question 孙子女是哪些子女的孩子?
HA030_W2_7 Question [加载HA030_W2_6 中的子女姓名,逐个询问] 的孩子继承的产权,占[加载去世的 主要受访者或配偶的名字] 生前拥有产权比重的__ % ?
HA031 Question Who owns the house? [preloaded names of main respondents and his/her spouse]?
HA032 Question What share of the house is owned by ______ %?
HA034 Question What is the present market value of your house? Or, what is the present market value of a similar housing unit within its neighborhood?Total price: ___(HA034_1) 10000Yuan ......1 Unit price: ___(HA034_2) 1000Yuan/square meter ......2 H.A034_1. What is the present market value of your house?
HA034_2 Question What is the present market value of your house?
HA035 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HA039 Question How was this housing unit obtained? spouse?
HA039_1 Question Purchased from working unit of main respondent or spouse,who?
HA039_2 Question Purchased by Child of main respondent or spouse , which one?
HA039_3 Question Purchased by Parents , of who( main respondent or spouse )?
HA040 Question Was it purchased at market price, subsidized by working unit, or as purchased as economical housing?
HA041 Question When did you purchase it? (Year)

[IWER: Mark the year using four digits.]
HA042 Question Can you sell the house freely if you want?
HA043 Question How much of your own money did you spend on the house (including loan-financed)? (10000Yuan)
HA044 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HA045 Question What would you have to pay if you had paid a market-set price for the same housing?
HA045_1 Question What would you have to pay if you had paid a market-set price for the same housing?
HA045_2 Question What would you have to pay if you had paid a market-set price for the same housing?
HA051 Question What is the construction area of the house? (square meter)
HA052 Question What is the monthly rental income for all room or houses owned by ______ that you are currently leasing? (Yuan/Month )
HA052_1 Question What is the monthly rental income
HA054_W3 Question Do you or other household members take out a bank loan to finance the purchaseof your and your spouses houses now?
HA055_W3 Question What is the outstanding amount of the loans? ____10,000Yuan
HA056_W3 Question How much is the unpaid interest? ____10,000 Yuan
HA057_W3 Question What is the monthly mortgage payment? ____10,000 Yuan [soft check >20,000]
HA054 Question Does your household have any collective distributing or rent cultivated land, forest land, pasture and/or pond? (Choose all that apply)
HA055 Question How many mu of [ ______ ] do you have?
HA056 Question How many mu of them are irrigable?
HA057 Question What is the rent per mu per year you would get if you rent out all your [ ______ ]? yuan/mu*year
HA058 Question Did you rent out any of your [ ______ ] in the past year?
HA059 Question How much [ ______ ] did you rent out the past year?
HA060 Question How much [ ______ ] rental income did you earn in the past year?
HA061 Question Did you rent in any [ ______ ] from others (including the collective) in the past year?
HA062 Question How much [ ______ ] did you rent in the past year?
HA063 Question How much [ ______ ] rent did you pay in the past year?
HA064 Question How much rental income did you earn for any other household assets other than housing or land? (trees, use of fixed capital, durables, or livestock)? (yuan)
HA064_1 Question How much rental income did you earn for any other household assets
HA065 Question Do members of your household own the following assets? (check all that apply)
HA066 Question Do members of your household own the following fixed capital assets? (check all that apply)How much are the assets worth?
HA067 Question What is the current value of other fixed capital assets used in household production or self-employed activities?(yuan)
HA068_1 Question What is the current value of other fixed capital assets
HA076 Question [IWER: How often did the respondent receive assistance with answers in Section Household assets? ]
HC001 Question The following questions pertain to your financial asset. The answers to these questions will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for research purposes only.

HC002 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. ] 500 /1,000/2,000 /5,000 /10,000 Yuan
HC005 Question What is the total amount of deposits you are currently holding in financial institutions (eg:bank)?(yuan)
HC006 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ] 2,000/10,000/50,000/100,000/500,000 Yuan
HC007 Question Do you have any government bonds (e.g., Treasury bills) in your name?
HC008 Question What is the total face value of government bonds that you are currently holding? (yuan)
HC009 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ] 10,000/50,000 /100,000 /200,000 /500,000 Yuan
HC010 Question Have you held any stocks in the past year in your name, excluding the equity or stock of your work unit?

HC013 Question What is the present market value of all the stocks you are currently holding?(yuan)
HC014 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. ] 10,000/50,000 /100,000 /200,000 /500,000 Yuan
HC015 Question Have you held any funds in your name in the past year?
HC018 Question What is the present market value of all the mutual funds you are currently holding?(yuan)
HC019 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. ] 10,000/50,000 /100,000 /200,000 /500,000 Yuan
HC020 Question What percentage of the deposits, bonds, stocks, and funds held in your name is fullycontrolled by you and not your spouse? (%) ____ 0..100 %
HC021 Question Do you have any other deposits, bonds, stocks, or funds that belong to you but which are held in a person's name other than you or your spouse?
HC022 Question What is the value of such assets? (yuan)
HC027 Question Do you have public housing fund?
HC028 Question What is the total amount of money in your public housing fund? (Yuan)
HC029 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]5,000/10,000/50,000/100,000/200,000Yuan ......
HC030 Question Do you have Jizikuan that your work unit or other work units have collected from you and are still holding?
HC031 Question What is the amount of your jizikuan?(yuan)
HC032 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. ] 5,000/10,000/50,000/100,000/200,000Yuan
HC033 Question Do you have any unpaid salary that your work unit is still owing you?
HC034 Question What is the amount of your unpaid salary?(yuan)
HC035 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracket questions here. ] 5,000/10,000/50,000/100,000/200,000Yuan
HC036 Question Have you participated in any rotating savings and credit association during the past year?
HC036_W3 Question What is the total amount of funds that you are still obligated to private lending during the past year______ Yuan [soft check> 100,000]
HC037 Question What is the total amount of funds that you are still obligated to pay to private lending? ______ Yuan
HC038_W3 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HC039_W3 Question Have you lent to other families or individuals and not been repaid by them?
HC040_W3 Question What is the total amount of the loans? ______ Yuan [soft check > 500; 000]
HC041_W3 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HD001 Question What is the total amount of loan that you haven't repaid yet (not including loans for house)? (yuan)
HD002 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HD003 Question What is the amount of your credit card balance?(yuan)
HD004 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfolding bracketquestions here. ]
HD004_W3 Question 您还欠其他家庭、个人或单位的钱总数是多少?(不包括前面提到的贷款及信用卡欠款等) _____ Yuan
HD004_W3_1 Question [IWER: If R is unwilling to answer or does not remember, ask unfoldingbracket questions here. ]
HD005_W3 Question 您有否遭遇诈骗的经历?
HD012 Question IWER: How often did the respondent receive assistance with answers in Section H ASSETS?
HA007_W2_4 Question 是哪些子女?
HA030_W2_5 Question [加载HA030_W2_4 中的子女姓名,逐个询问] 继承的产权,占[加载去世的主要受 访者或配偶的名字] 生前拥有产权比重的__ % ?
HA034_1 Question What is the present market value of your house?
HA068 Question Does your household have any other durable or fixed assets worth 500 yuan or more?
HA006_1 Question How much of the rent was paid?
HA011_1 Question unit price