Caixin
Jan 11, 2022 08:21 PM
CHINA

Fresh Graduates in China Flock to Government, State Firms

A student talks with a recruiter at a employment fair for 2021 graduates of Tsinghua University in Beijing, March 17, 2021. Photo: VCG
A student talks with a recruiter at a employment fair for 2021 graduates of Tsinghua University in Beijing, March 17, 2021. Photo: VCG

Nearly half of Chinese college graduates chose civil service, public sector, and state-owned enterprise jobs in 2021, with graduates from prestigious schools such as Tsinghua University taking a much higher percentage, newly released reports show.

There were 9.09 million fresh college graduates in China last year. Some 49.3% of respondents in a survey of more than 20,000 graduates from 34 colleges across the country got a job in the civil service, public institutions and state-owned enterprises, according to a report published on Jan. 4 by Yue Changjun, a professor at the Institute of Economics of Education of Peking University.

You've accessed an article available only to subscribers
VIEW OPTIONS
Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code