People born between 1995 and 2010 are referred to as belonging to Generation Z, which succeeds Millennials and precedes Generation Alpha. Photo: Reuters People born between 1995 and 2010 are referred to as belonging to Generation Z, which succeeds Millennials and precedes Generation Alpha. Photo: Reuters
People born between 1995 and 2010 are referred to as belonging to Generation Z, which succeeds Millennials and precedes Generation Alpha. Photo: Reuters
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s Gen Z are ‘laying flat’, but does this new work, life attitude pose a social and economic threat?

  • The ‘laying flat’ attitude about work and life is seeing a growing number of China’s Generation Z opt for a simple, frugal and lonely life
  • The attitude is seen to represent a silent protest to unfairness, often the result of structural and institutional factors that can no longer be altered by personal efforts

People born between 1995 and 2010 are referred to as belonging to Generation Z, which succeeds Millennials and precedes Generation Alpha. Photo: Reuters People born between 1995 and 2010 are referred to as belonging to Generation Z, which succeeds Millennials and precedes Generation Alpha. Photo: Reuters
People born between 1995 and 2010 are referred to as belonging to Generation Z, which succeeds Millennials and precedes Generation Alpha. Photo: Reuters
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.