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Greater Bay Area|Survey shows that only 12.5% ​​of YMCA are interested in going northward and 70% refers to insufficient information

2021-11-30T07:11:54.821Z

The MWYO Youth Office under Liu Ming, vice chairman of the Youth Development Committee, conducted a telephone survey on employment in the Greater Bay Area. Only 12.5% ​​of the local youth interviewed are interested in full-time work in the Greater Bay Area, compared to the organization organized in 2019.



The MWYO Youth Office under the Vice Chairman of the Youth Development Committee Liu Ming conducted a telephone survey on employment in the Greater Bay Area. Only 12.5% ​​of the local youth interviewed are interested in full-time work in the Greater Bay Area, which is the same as the organization done in 2019. The survey fell by 1.3 percentage points; more than 70% of the respondents believed that there was insufficient employment information in the Greater Bay Area.


According to a survey by the MWYO Youth Office, only 12.5% ​​of the youth interviewed are interested in full-time work in the Greater Bay Area.

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1.3 percentage points less than the same survey two years ago

The MWYO Youth Office commissioned a telephone survey by the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at CUHK from May to July, interviewing 1,002 local youths aged 18-34 to understand their views on employment in the Greater Bay Area.

The survey results showed that only 12.5% ​​of the respondents expressed interest in full-time work in the Greater Bay Area. Compared with the same survey conducted by the organization in 2019, it was 1.3 percentage points lower than the 13.4% of the year, showing signs of decline.

The survey also found that 70.9% of the respondents believed that the employment information in the Greater Bay Area was insufficient; 73.9% of the respondents believed that the work-related life information was insufficient; and 31.7% had knowledge of the planning and development policies of the Greater Bay Area.

It reflects that many young people think that having information about the Greater Bay Area is not enough.

Youths in Hong Kong have a poor perception of freedom of information, democracy and the rule of law in the Mainland

Young people in Hong Kong generally have a poor perception of the Mainland. Among them, freedom of information (86.4%), democracy and the rule of law (84.7%) and food safety (79.6%) are the worst.

Comparing the data of 2019 and 2020, the biggest difference is medical and health care, which rose from 9.7% in 2019 to 13.0% of the respondents to have a good impression of the mainland medical and health care.

MWYO senior researcher Li Zhuoran believes that the 18,000 yuan salary guarantee for the Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Program has made up for their worries about wage instability.

(Photo by Ma Weijie)

More interviewees think Hong Kong has better prospects

Among the respondents who were not interested in working in the Greater Bay Area, nearly half (49.1%) stated that it was due to personal or family reasons, including language skills, lack of contacts, and low wages in the Mainland that were difficult to take care of their families; 46.9% were also affected. Interviewees believe that the Mainland has lost freedom of information and are not interested in full-time employment in the Greater Bay Area; 30.4% of the respondents believe that the quality of life in the Mainland is worse than that of Hong Kong.

As far as the future of the two places is concerned, half of the respondents believe that the prospects of the two places are similar, 38% of the respondents believe that the prospects of Hong Kong are better, and only 10% of the respondents believe that the prospects of the Greater Bay Area are better.

Among the many disciplines, students with information technology and engineering-related subjects are more inclined to think that they have better prospects in the Greater Bay Area, accounting for 32%, while the rest are natural science-related subjects (25%) and humanities (9%); and The subjects that tend to think that Hong Kong has better prospects are mainly medical and nursing-related subjects, accounting for 85%, while sports and arts-related subjects and social sciences account for 65% and 48% respectively.

MWYO investigator Chen Langxuan.

(Photo by Ma Weijie)

Half of young people who have no intention of going north say that employers provide accommodation can increase incentives

Although only 12.5% ​​of the respondents are interested in employment in the Greater Bay Area, among the remaining 87.1% of those who are not interested, 12.9% are interested in the Youth Employment Program in the Greater Bay Area.

MWYO senior researcher Li Zhuoran believes that the 18,000 yuan salary guarantee for the Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Program has made up for their worries about wage instability; 45% of the interviewees believe that if employers are required to provide accommodation, it can increase the employment of young people in the Greater Bay Area. Interest in the plan; 31.5% of the respondents believe that broadening the job options can increase interest.

In order to increase the interest of young people in the Greater Bay Area, MWYO has made several suggestions, including providing support and publicity for young people to prescribe the right medicine, increasing employment information and skills courses in the Greater Bay Area; you can also refer to the existing working holiday plan to increase exchanges between youth and entrepreneurial youth. Opportunities; and set up a talent database, a list of companies and employment web pages for young people's reference to deepen the talent cycle in the Greater Bay Area.

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Source: hk1

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