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Table 7 Sectoral distribution of migrants based on multinomial logit model (by migration duration)

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

  Rural migrants Urban migrants
  Actual distribution Predicted distribution Actual distribution Predicted distribution
  Non-recent Recent Recent as Non-recent Recent Recent as
    non-recent    non-recent
Formal contract 34 35 36 53 51 54
Self-employed 26 14 18 18 13 15
Without contract 41 50 46 29 36 32
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100
  1. Samples include individuals aged 16–60 years and who are out of school.
  2. Observations of migrants who migrated for reasons not related to employment were dropped.
  3. Source: 1% population survey of China (2005).