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Final consumption accounted for 63.4 pct of China's H1 GDP growth - stats bureau

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BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) - Final consumption accounted for 63.4 percent of China's first half economic growth, the statistics bureau said on Monday.

That compares to a contribution of 77.2 percent in first quarter growth.

Capital formation's contribution to growth in the first half rose to 32.7 percent, up from 18.3 percent in the first quarter. (Reporting by Kevin Yao; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)