Employment and Social Insurance
The year of 2017 saw 186.4 thousand people newly employed in urban areas. The number through unemployment registration was 30.7 thousand by the end of 2017, with 3.47% of urban unemployment registration rate.
By the end of 2017, there were 2.7379 million people participating in basic pension insurance program, 3.8181 million participating in basic health insurance program, 2.1134 million participating in work accident insurance program, 2.1109 million participating in unemployment insurance program and 2.003 million participating in maternity insurance programs, an year on year increase of 7.6%, 8.7%, 9.9%, 9.7% and 10.1% respectively. Of which, the number of migrant workers covered by the basic health insurance, the basic health insurance, the work accident insurance, the unemployment insurance and the maternity insurance increased to 1.3367 million, 1.337 million, 1.3479 million , 1.3352 million , 1.3333 million, with an increase of 10.4%, 9.9%, 10.6%, 10.3% and 9.9% respectively. The year has achieved all kinds of insurance premium revenue of 29.776 billion yuan and expenditures of 19.847 billion yuan. The accumulated balance of Xiamen’s social insurance funds topped 85.929 billion yuan by the end of 2017.
There are 716 designated health care institutions (including village health centers) and 1,276 designated retails drugstores for medical insurance. A total of 21 infirmaries and 297 village health centers had been designated as the fixed-point medical institutions for pension service, and 31 medical institutions, 4 auxiliary appliance institutions configuration institutions and 2 rehabilitation institutions had signed the work accident insurance agreement. In the whole year, 37.2 thousand people had received unemployment insurance payment of 0.3 billion yuan and 265.1 thousand retirees were given the social management services, achieving 99.84% of social management coverage ratio and 100% of the community management rate. On the average, the monthly pension for each enterprise retiree reached 3,422 yuan, and the monthly basic pension for each urban and rural resident was 262 yuan and the monthly retirement capital for those collectively owned land was expropriated amounted to 1,521 yuan.