Survey: Chinese more satisfied with employment prospects

15:50, May 07, 2010      

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Chinese consumers are becoming more satisfied with the local employment prospects, according to a recent survey by China Economic Monitoring and Analysis Center and Nielsen.

About 71 percent of consumers think that in the next 12 months, the employment situation will be "good" or "very good," 9 percent more than the previous quarter. There is obvious boost in confidence in employment of consumers in the central region, that nearly 80 percent of consumers feel optimistic about their future employment situation, up by 17 percent.

Consumers also feel optimistic about their individual financial conditions. Roughly 67 percent of consumers said they believe in the next 12 months their personal economic situation will be "good" or "very good."

In the eastern and central regions, the proportion of consumers who have optimistic expectations is high, while consumers in the western region have the biggest expectations for improvement rate. Consumers in rural areas are expecting much greater improvement rate of personal financial situation than urban consumers.

By People's Daily Online


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