China was the first major economy to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic, but young Chinese with university degrees are still facing grim job prospects. Photo: Xinhua China was the first major economy to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic, but young Chinese with university degrees are still facing grim job prospects. Photo: Xinhua
China was the first major economy to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic, but young Chinese with university degrees are still facing grim job prospects. Photo: Xinhua

China’s coronavirus recovery gathers steam, but young jobseekers face being left behind

  • China’s monthly jobless rate for educated young people was up 4 percentage points in September on year, but 2.4 percentage points below August
  • Despite China’s continued economic recovery in the third quarter, many young graduates and rural migrant workers still face bleak job prospects

Topic |   China economy
China was the first major economy to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic, but young Chinese with university degrees are still facing grim job prospects. Photo: Xinhua China was the first major economy to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic, but young Chinese with university degrees are still facing grim job prospects. Photo: Xinhua
China was the first major economy to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic, but young Chinese with university degrees are still facing grim job prospects. Photo: Xinhua
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