Date
21 October 2017

Guangdong adds 1.39 mln new jobs in Jan-Sept, website says

Employers in Guangdong province added 1.39 million new workers to their payrolls and took on 492,000 formerly jobless people in the nine months to September, news website yicai.com reported Thursday, citing figures from the provincial human resources and social security department. As of the end of September, the unemployment rate was about 2.37 percent, on par with the same time last year. The average monthly wage of a worker in the province rose 8.3 percent to 2,193 yuan (US$359.83) while technical personnel earned 2,744 yuan on average, or 6.3 percent more year on year, it reported.

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