Chinese Spending

In: Employment Global Economy

1 Mar 2012

A sankey diagram illustrating where one particular Shanghai office worker spends his money.


3 Responses to Chinese Spending


Bob Parsons

March 2nd, 2012 at 9:11 am

Good stuff. That’s not a lot of money for being considered upper middle class in China. The high percentage of consumption surprised me a bit though, but then I saw the low discretionary spending…



March 2nd, 2012 at 11:08 pm

I want to draw one for myself now. Do you know a good (preferably free, preferably Mac) tool for sankey diagrams?



March 4th, 2012 at 5:49 am

Hi! I used a program called eSankey to create this diagram. I found this programme through a blog:

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