China’s job market is yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. Photo: AFP
China’s job market is yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. Photo: AFP

China’s ageing population, coronavirus and youth unemployment threaten 2022 job market

  • Official data showed 12.07 million jobs were created in the first 11 months this year, fewer than the 12.79 million over the same period in 2019
  • Job market under pressure from Covid-19 outbreaks, an ageing population, and recovery in the service sector has been delayed by the pandemic

Topic |   China's population
China’s job market is yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. Photo: AFP
China’s job market is yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. Photo: AFP
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