China said this week that there were 11.86 million new urban jobs created in last year, 131.8 per cent of its target. Photo: AFP China said this week that there were 11.86 million new urban jobs created in last year, 131.8 per cent of its target. Photo: AFP
China said this week that there were 11.86 million new urban jobs created in last year, 131.8 per cent of its target. Photo: AFP
China economy

China jobs market still seen as weak, unstable even as unemployment rate returns to pre-coronavirus level

  • China’s official surveyed unemployment rate came in at 5.2 per cent in December, the same as in 2019, and a far cry from February’s reading of 6.2 per cent
  • According to an independent index, the number of job posts fell by 17 per cent and the number of jobseekers dropped by 7 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2020

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China said this week that there were 11.86 million new urban jobs created in last year, 131.8 per cent of its target. Photo: AFP China said this week that there were 11.86 million new urban jobs created in last year, 131.8 per cent of its target. Photo: AFP
China said this week that there were 11.86 million new urban jobs created in last year, 131.8 per cent of its target. Photo: AFP
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