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Premier: China creates 2.68m jobs for urban people in Q1
Updated: 2009-04-18 11:59
Figures of the first quarter of this year show that 2.68 million jobs were created in China's urban areas, Premier Wen Jiabao said Saturday.
In the first two months, the number of newly employed in urban areas reached 1.62 million, down 210,000 from the same period of 2008, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
The employment of college graduates in first jobs fell to 20 percent in the first quarter from the historical average of 70 percent.
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