China’s Employment Situation Improves Further

Fri Dec 15 2023
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BEIJING: China’s employment situation has witnesses stable performance while consistently seeing improvement, said a spokesperson for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday.

The country’s surveyed urban unemployment rate stayed at 5% in November for a third month, spokesperson Liu Aihua told a media conference.

From January to November, the average surveyed urban unemployment rate came in at 5.2%, 0.4 percentage points lower than that of the corresponding period of last year, according to Liu.

Liu said that favorable conditions conducive to maintaining employment stability continue to accumulate despite structural contradictions in the employment market, according to Xinhua.

In the next stage, Liu highlighted the significance of strengthening vocational training, optimizing recruitment services, and taking measures to ensure the stable employment of key groups.

Unemployment rate in China

Regarding the youth unemployment rate, Liu said that Beijing is working on perfecting the calculation method of the data, and will release relevant updates upon the completion of the work.



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