A recruiter speaks with an applicant at a job fair in Changsha, Hunan province, last week. A record-high 9.09 million university graduates will enter China’s job market this year. Photo: Xinhua
A recruiter speaks with an applicant at a job fair in Changsha, Hunan province, last week. A record-high 9.09 million university graduates will enter China’s job market this year. Photo: Xinhua

China’s ‘difficult’ job market to be inundated with 15 million new urban applicants this year

  • A flood of new university graduates will intensify competition for jobs after the coronavirus left millions of China’s degree-holders out of work
  • China said it created 11.86 million urban jobs in 2020, and the target this year is expected to be about 10 million

A recruiter speaks with an applicant at a job fair in Changsha, Hunan province, last week. A record-high 9.09 million university graduates will enter China’s job market this year. Photo: Xinhua
A recruiter speaks with an applicant at a job fair in Changsha, Hunan province, last week. A record-high 9.09 million university graduates will enter China’s job market this year. Photo: Xinhua
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