1 in 5 Young Chinese Is Jobless, and Millions More Are About to Graduate
Shu Xiang, 21, started looking for a job in February and still has had no luck. A financial management major at a college in Chengdu, China, Ms. Shu said she has received five responses to about 100 applications. Graduation is in a few weeks.
“I’m not so confident about finding a job,” she said. The only thing that makes her feel less anxious, she said, is knowing she’s not alone — most of her classmates were facing similar problems.
Ms. Shu is one of nearly 12 million Chinese expected to...