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Table 10 Comparing summary statistics from our sample with the 2008 National Economic census

From: Compliance with legal minimum wages and overtime pay regulations in China

  Sample Census
Variables Mean Standard error Mean
Worker level variables
 Gender
   Proportion female 0.395 0.489 0.376
 Educational attainment (proportion or workers at each level)
   College or above 0.109 0.312 0.124
   Junior college 0.164 0.371 0.165
   High school 0.42 0.494 0.334
   Junior high school or below 0.306 0.461 0.377
 Industry sectors
   Manufacturing 0.659 0.474 0.630
   Electricity, gas and water production 0.051 0.220 0.015
   Construction 0.085 0.279 0.181
   Transportation, storage and post 0.073 0.260 0.050
   Wholesale and retail trade(commerce) 0.106 0.307 0.101
   Financial service 0.026 0.160 0.023
Firm level variables
 Firm ownership (proportion of firms)
   State funded firm 0.095 0.293 0.029
   Non-state domestic funded firm 0.708 0.455 0.922
   Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macao funded firm 0.075 0.263 0.025
   Foreign funded firm 0.122 0.327 0.024