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China Household Income Project 2007-2008 - China Institute for Income Distribution, Beijing Normal University


General Info
China (CHN)
Anhui, Chongqing, Guangdong, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Sichuan, Zhejiang
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2007 - 04/2008
Series or system 
China Household Income Project
Data type
  • Community
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal

This survey is a follow-up survey to the China Household Income Project 2002. This round was a data collection combined multiple surveys (Urban, Rural, and Urban-Rural Migrant). CHIP2007 is linked to a broader survey: The Rural-Urban Migration in China (RUMIC).

Data were collected through in-person interviews with households in urban and rural areas within China. Migrant households were interviewed within the provinces of Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Guangdong, Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Chongqing, and Sichuan. A community questionnaire was also used in urban and rural areas. The sample size was 8,000 rural households, 5,000 urban households, and 5,000 migrant households in rural and urban areas.