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Table 2 Type of housing among families with householder employed in different labor sectors (%)

From: Housing inequality in urban China: the heritage of socialist institutional arrangements

  Type I-a Type I-b Type I-c Type II-a Type II b-d All type I All type II
Government or party organs 39.62 2.91 45.67 3.45 8.35 88.20 11.80
Public institutions 34.00 3.63 48.51 5.98 7.89 86.13 13.87
State-owned enterprises 25.10 4.62 52.86 10.19 7.22 82.59 17.41
Collectively owned enterprises 20.09 9.61 44.19 15.46 10.66 73.88 26.12
Private/other enterprises 36.51 12.30 27.72 9.57 13.90 76.53 23.47
Self-employed laborer 49.40 11.55 15.35 7.45 16.24 76.31 23.69
Unemployed 18.62 16.58 28.25 21.17 15.37 63.46 36.54
Total 31.11 8.12 40.09 10.05 10.63 79.32 20.68
  1. N = 18,150, Pearson chi-square = 2370.89, df = 36, p = 0.000
  2. Note: Type I: housing owned by the household; Type I-b: middle- and low-price commercial housing/affordable housing; Type I-c: housing obtained as part of the housing reform; Type II-a: public housing rental; Type II b-d: original private housing/private housing rental/other housing that is not owned by the household