China reports lower jobless rate in April | 2019-05-16 | daily-sun.com

China reports lower jobless rate in April

16 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BEIJING: China’s job market remained stable in April, seeing lower unemployment rate, official data showed Wednesday.

In April, the surveyed unemployment rate in urban areas stood at 5 percent, down 0.2 percentage points from the previous month, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), reports Xinhua.

Specifically, the surveyed unemployment rate of population aged between 25-59 was 4.7 percent, 0.1 percentage points lower month on month.

The urban surveyed unemployment rate in 31 major cities stood at 5 percent, down 0.1 percentage points from March.


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