Beijing policymakers say stabilising China’s job market is a priority, as many high school and college graduates struggle to find work. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing policymakers say stabilising China’s job market is a priority, as many high school and college graduates struggle to find work. Photo: Xinhua
China jobs

China unemployment: Beijing’s regulatory crackdowns pose yet another hurdle for young urban jobseekers

  • 15.3 per cent unemployment rate among 16- to 24-year-olds in Chinese cities is three times as high as the overall national average of 5.1 per cent
  • High jobless rate in the young workforce seen persisting as millions of fresh grads vie for employment, while one popular sector – tutoring – has basically been wiped out

Topic |   China jobs
Beijing policymakers say stabilising China’s job market is a priority, as many high school and college graduates struggle to find work. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing policymakers say stabilising China’s job market is a priority, as many high school and college graduates struggle to find work. Photo: Xinhua
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