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Table 3 Sectoral Distributions based on Multinomial Logit Regression Results

From: Are migrants discriminated against in Chinese urban labour markets?

  Actual distributions (%) Predicted distributions (%)
  Urban residents Rural migrants Urban migrants Rural migrants Urban migrants Urban residents Urban migrants Urban residents Rural migrants
     As urban residents As rural migrants As urban migrants
Formal contract 58 35 52 47 57 38 44 47 39
Self-employed 12 17 15 17 11 26 16 22 18
Without contract 30 48 34 36 32 36 40 30 43
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
  1. Notes: The sample includes those aged 16–60 years old and who are out of school.
  2. Observations with no or zero income declared were dropped.
  3. Source: 1% population survey of China (2005).