The year of 2018 saw 186.9 thousand people newly employed in urban areas. The registered unemployment in urban areas totaled 28.4 thousand and the rate stood at 3.24%.  
Social Insurance 
In 2018, there were 2.9588 million people participating in basic pension insurance program, 2.252 million participating in work accident insurance program and 2.245 million participating in unemployment insurance program, with a year-on-year increase of 8.1%, 6.6% and 6. 4%. Of which 1.4268 million migrant workers were covered by basic pension insurance, 1.4344 million were covered by work accident insurance and 1.422 million were covered by unemployment insurance, with an increase of 6.7%、6.4% and 6.5%. These three kinds of insurance had achieved premium revenue of 22.193 billion yuan and expenditures of 16.757 billion yuan, with the accumulated balance topping 71.264 billion yuan by the end of the year.
32 medical institutions, 4 auxiliary appliance configuration institutions and 4 rehabilitation institutions had signed the work accident insurance agreement. In the whole year, 36.2 thousand people had received unemployment insurance payment of 317 million yuan and 333.2 thousand retirees had enjoyed social management services, achieving 99.89% of social management coverage ratio and 100% of the community management rate. On the average, the monthly pension for each enterprise retiree reached 3,526 yuan, the monthly basic pension for each urban and rural resident was 295 yuan, and 1,570 yuan per capita was awarded for those residents whose collectively owned land was expropriated.