Distribution of migrant laborers China 2015-2018, by education

This statistic shows a breakdown of migrant workers in China from 2015 to 2018, by level of education. In 2018, about 16.6 percent of Chinese migrant laborers had high school diploma.

Distribution of migrant workers in China from 2015 to 2018, by level of education

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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

2015 to 2018

Supplementary notes

The data have been collected through a survey that covered around 226,000 rural workers from 31 provinces, 1,561 districts and 8,484 villages. Migrant laborers are defined as being people who leave their place of origin for a period longer than six months in order to find work elsewhere. They either stay in their home province or go to another in search of a job.

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