Some 8.7 million Chinese college students on track to graduate this summer, but they will enter the worst job market in recent memory. Photo: XinhuaSome 8.7 million Chinese college students on track to graduate this summer, but they will enter the worst job market in recent memory. Photo: Xinhua
Some 8.7 million Chinese college students on track to graduate this summer, but they will enter the worst job market in recent memory. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China tweaks graduate employment rate to include students who find ‘work’ as gamers, bloggers

  • Graduates who find ‘work’ as competitive gamers and bloggers after finishing university will now be classified as employed in China
  • Change in criteria has fanned speculation Beijing is trying to inflate employment figures for young graduates amid a worsening jobs market

Topic |   China economy
Some 8.7 million Chinese college students on track to graduate this summer, but they will enter the worst job market in recent memory. Photo: XinhuaSome 8.7 million Chinese college students on track to graduate this summer, but they will enter the worst job market in recent memory. Photo: Xinhua
Some 8.7 million Chinese college students on track to graduate this summer, but they will enter the worst job market in recent memory. Photo: Xinhua
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