In 2021, 12.69 million new urban jobs will be created across the country, and the quality of employment will be significantly improved

2022-09-16 0 By

The original title:According to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), in 2021, all relevant departments will resolutely shoulder the political responsibility of stabilizing employment and ensuring employment, thoroughly implement the employment priority strategy and comprehensively strengthen the employment priority policy.The 14th Five-Year Plan got off to a good start by focusing on key groups, helping enterprises stabilize employment, expanding employment capacity, and improving training services.In 2021, 12.69 million new urban jobs were created, exceeding the annual target of creating more than 11 million new urban jobs.At the end of December, the surveyed urban unemployment rate was controlled at 5.1 percent, 0.1 percentage point lower than the same period in 2020 and 2019, lower than the macro-control target of around 5.5 percent.In the labor market, the recruitment ratio has remained above 1, and supply and demand have maintained a basic balance.The employment targets for the year were successfully fulfilled.College graduates are the country’s valuable talent resources.Since last year, the relevant departments around the promotion of college graduates employment work in the first place, and constantly improve the employment support system, multi-directional expansion of its employment channels, college graduates employment destination accurate rate better than last year.The number of migrant workers in China is huge, whether to solve their employment problem is related to the whole employment situation.Local government departments have continued to increase policy support to encourage rural migrant workers to find work in cities or find jobs nearby, and strive to keep the number of rural migrant workers employed stable.By the end of last year, the total number of rural migrant workers in China had reached 292.51 million, surpassing the level of 2019.Positive results were achieved in helping people out of poverty to find jobs. A total of 31.45 million people worked in poverty throughout the year, and construction began on over 3,000 work-relief projects across the country, enabling more than 100,000 people who have been lifted out of poverty and low-income people to find jobs in nearby areas, and basically realizing the goal of finding employment for at least one person in a family relocated from inhospitable areas.In addition, 1.83 million people in difficulty and 5.45 million unemployed were helped to find employment or re-employment.At the same time, the quality of employment has significantly improved, and the driving force of employment driven by business startups has significantly increased.Per capita wage income was 19,629 yuan, an increase of 9.6 percent over the previous year and an average increase of 6.9 percent over the past two years.The per capita wage income of rural residents rose by 14.1%, an average increase of 9.9% over the past two years.By the end of November, 1.36 billion people were covered by basic medical insurance and 1.02 billion by basic old-age insurance.Protection of the rights and interests of workers in new forms of employment has been strengthened, and labor relations have become more harmonious.Further progress was made in reform to delegate power, improve regulation, and improve services, and the environment for innovation and entrepreneurship was improved.By the end of October last year, the number of market entities in China had exceeded 150 million, and the number of self-employed businesses had exceeded 100 million, further stimulating market vitality and social creativity.By the end of last year, 11.2 million people had returned to their hometowns to start businesses, an increase of 1.1 million, creating more than 35 million jobs.New industries, new forms of business and new models, such as the digital economy and platform economy, are gradually growing, creating a large number of new forms of employment and flexible jobs.By the end of last year, the number of flexible employment had reached about 200 million.Since last year, we have continued to implement some policies to help enterprises reduce burdens and stabilize employment, providing continued support to market entities in taxation, financing, electricity, energy and employment, and playing an important role in restoring production and operation and stabilizing employment.Last year, we cut taxes and fees by more than 1 trillion yuan, including 200 billion yuan in tax and fee reductions for micro, small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises.From January to November, nearly 140 billion yuan of unemployment and work-related injury insurance premiums were reduced or exempted, and nearly 20 billion yuan of unemployment insurance was paid to over 3 million enterprises, benefiting about 70 million employees.Significant progress has been made in helping enterprises stabilize their jobs.In terms of employment policies and service systems, The State Council issued and implemented the Employment Promotion Plan for the 14th Five-Year Plan period in October last year, making comprehensive arrangements for employment work during the period and providing systematic guidance for promoting high-quality employment development.Large-scale vocational skills training continued to be carried out, with more than 24 million people receiving government-subsidized training last year.The National Development and Reform Commission allocated 1.2 billion yuan from the central budget to support the construction of 52 local public training bases.Relevant departments around the country have continued to carry out various public employment services to provide employment and entrepreneurship services for workers, promote high-quality development of human resource services, and further improve the allocation efficiency of the labor market.Source: