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Table 9 Descriptive statistics

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

Variables Number of obs Mean Min Max
Personal level variables
 Wages
  Mean monthly total wage (yuan) 521501 2657 320 82000
  Mean monthly basic wage (yuan) 521501 1592 0 82000
  Mean monthly bonus (yuan) 521501 682 0 75438
  Mean monthly supplements (yuan) 521501 199 0 67035
  Mean monthly overtime pay (yuan) 521501 185 0 29042
 Gender
  Proportion female 521501 0.395 0 1
Educational attainment (proportion or workers at each level)
  College or above 521501 0.109 0 1
  Junior college 521501 0.164 0 1
  High school 521501 0.420 0 1
  Junior high school or below 521501 0.306 0 1
 Age (mean) 521501 34 16 65
 Experience (mean) 521501 12 1 50
  Position in firm (proportion of workers at each level)
   Office work 521501 0.103 0 1
   Manual worker with junior skill certificate 521501 0.141 0 1
   Manual worker with no skill certificate 521501 0.402 0 1
   Others 521501 0.354 0 1
 Industry sectors
  Apparel and textile products manufacturing 521501 0.082 0 1
  Communications equipment, computer manufacturing 521501 0.069 0 1
  Other manufacturing 521501 0.508 0 1
  Electricity, gas and water production 521501 0.051 0 1
  Construction 521501 0.085 0 1
  Transportation, storage and post 521501 0.073 0 1
  Wholesale and retail trade(commerce) 521501 0.106 0 1
  Financial service 521501 0.026 0 1
Firm level variables
 Mean yearly average number of employees 2835 361 1 41500
 Firm ownership (proportion of firms)
   State funded firm 2835 0.095 0 1
   Non-state domestic funded firm 2835 0.708 0 1
   HongKong, Taiwan, Macao funded firm 2835 0.075 0 1
   Foreign funded firm 2835 0.122 0 1
 Firm size (proportion of firms)
   Large 2835 0.057 0 1
   Medium 2835 0.230 0 1
   Small 2835 0.713 0 1
 Firm revenue per worker (mean)(unit:10,000yuan) 2835 114.98 0.02 12649
 Proportion of labor cost to total expenditure (mean) 2835 0.224 0 1
 Other labor cost to wage expenditure (mean) 2835 0.415 0 1
 Firm profit per worker (mean)(unit:10,000yuan) 2835 3.980 −20 100
 Industry sectors
   Apparel and textile products manufacturing 2835 0.058 0 1
   Communications equipment, computer manufacturing 2835 0.066 0 1
   Other manufacturing 2835 0.403 0 1
   Electricity, gas and water production 2835 0.042 0 1
   Construction 2835 0.129 0 1
   Transportation, storage and post 2835 0.053 0 1
   Wholesale and retail trade(commerce) 2835 0.217 0 1
   Financial service 2835 0.033 0 1
Region(County level)variables
   Monthly minimum wage 249 655 450 1000
   Yearly lowest living cost 249 3147 1680 4980
   County level average wage 249 25181 3842 93009
   County level GDP per capita 249 44380 6526 255346