A woman walks by a message boards filled with ads for jobs, flats to rent and business services in Little Hubei village of Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman walks by a message boards filled with ads for jobs, flats to rent and business services in Little Hubei village of Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks by a message boards filled with ads for jobs, flats to rent and business services in Little Hubei village of Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus has hit China’s migrant workers harder than Sars and the financial crisis, but worst yet to come

  • China’s army of 290 million migrant workers has been particularly hard hit by the pandemic, but most are unable to access unemployment support
  • Covid-19 is having a deeper impact on employment in China than the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) outbreak and the global financial crisis

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman walks by a message boards filled with ads for jobs, flats to rent and business services in Little Hubei village of Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman walks by a message boards filled with ads for jobs, flats to rent and business services in Little Hubei village of Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks by a message boards filled with ads for jobs, flats to rent and business services in Little Hubei village of Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Photo: EPA-EFE
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