China News Service, Guangzhou, January 17 (Reporter Cheng Jingwei) Ge Guoxing, a member of the party group and deputy director of the Guangdong Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security, said in Guangzhou on the 17th that the unemployment level in Guangdong has steadily declined. In December 2021, the province's surveyed unemployment rate was 4.9 %, which is 0.2 percentage points lower than the national level, and the average urban survey unemployment rate for the whole year is 4.9%, which is significantly lower than that in 2020.

  Ge Guoxing said that benefiting from the stabilization of Guangdong Province's economy and the continuous release of dividends from the employment priority policy, the province's employment situation has shown an overall stable, stable and positive trend. In 2021, the province's urban employment will increase by 1.4033 million, and 127.6% of the annual task will be completed. , close to the level of the same period in previous years.

  Ge Guoxing also said that the employment of key groups in Guangdong is stable and making progress. In 2021, the employment situation of college graduates in the province will be significantly better than in previous years. The employment scale of migrant workers in Guangdong will remain stable, and the overall goal of "stabilizing the employment of poverty-stricken people in Guangdong" will be achieved.

  In 2021, Guangdong issued version 3.0 of the "Nine Articles for Promoting Employment", formulated a work plan to reduce the burden on enterprises and promote high-quality development of enterprises, continue to carry out the activities of "send policies, funds, and services", increase subsidies for stabilizing jobs, and replace training with work. The implementation of support policies such as subsidies and employment subsidies has been implemented, and employment has been stabilized by stabilizing market players.

It is expected that the province will help enterprises reduce the burden of about 75.8 billion yuan in 2021.

  "In 2022, affected by the epidemic and the complex and severe external environment, the downward pressure on Guangdong's economy will increase, and the employment situation will still face many uncertainties." Ge Guoxing said that the domestic new crown pneumonia epidemic will continue to be effectively controlled, plus Policy dividends such as tax reduction and fee reduction, job stabilization and employment expansion have been released, innovation and entrepreneurship, and new economic and new business formats have created a large number of new employment opportunities. Guangdong has the ability and conditions to maintain the overall stability of the employment situation.

  The reporter learned that the Guangdong Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security, together with the Guangdong Provincial Development and Reform Commission, compiled the "14th Five-Year Plan for Employment Promotion in Guangdong Province".

A few days ago, the Guangdong Provincial Government has officially issued and implemented the plan.

  The plan proposes that during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, Guangdong will aim to achieve more adequate and higher-quality employment, comprehensively strengthen the employment priority policy, make up for the shortcomings of employment services, expand employment capacity, improve employment quality, and promote full employment. More than 5.5 million new urban jobs will be created, and the surveyed urban unemployment rate will be controlled at around 5.5%.