The rural per capita net income was 8,729 ($1423.7) in 2013, a real growth of 9.6 percent over the previous year after deducting price factors. The rural per capita living expenditure was 6,119 yuan, a real growth of 9.2 percent over the previous year. The Engel coefficient of rural households was 38.1 percent. The urban per capita disposable income was 21,653 yuan, a real growth of 8.2 percent over the previous year. The per capita living expenditure of urban residents was 16,916 yuan, a real growth of 7.6 percent over the previous year. The Engel coefficient of urban households was 33.1 percent.
By the end of 2013, the population participating into the enterprise insurance for the aged had reached 612,000, including 433,000 employees and 179,000 retired employees. The population participating into the medical insurance for urban workers had reached 782,000. The population participating into the unemployment insurance had reached 622,000, of which 14,600 persons had obtained unemployment benefits during the whole year.
The total minimum living allowance issued to urban residents throughout the whole year was 343 million yuan, covering 122,500 people. The minimum living allowance issued to the rural residents was 634 million yuan, covering 456,600 people. The urban and rural medical assistance fund issued was 126 million yuan, covering 492,000 person-times.
Various social welfare institutes in the whole city had 45,800 beds in total, and adopted 41,300 people by the end of 2013. There were 354 urban community service facilities, including 221 community service centers. A total of 400 million yuan's worth of social welfare lottery tickets were sold. A total of 769,000 yuan was received from direct donations.
Nanyang clay sculpture works win gold medals at the Sixth Central Plains (Hebi) Cultural Industries Fair.