The most significant social problem in China today is ‘lack of faith’, according to a survey conducted by the People’s Tribune, a magazine subsidiary of the state-run People’s Daily.
The survey, which asked participants to rate significance of various social problems, showed that 80 percent of respondents believe Chinese society is ‘unhealthy’. 40.4 percent believe that a lack of credibility is a major problem, citing untrustworthy and unethical behavior of government officials as a major issue.
Furthermore, about a third of participants believe that extreme, violent and anti-social behavior is a major problem, with ‘growing social inequality and feeling of deprivation’ believed to be the main cause.
Here is the full list:
1) Lack of Faith- 55.3%
2) “Bystander attitude" or indifference- 48.7%
3) Anxiety over work, life and future- 44.5%
4) Habitual distrust- 40.4%
5) Ostentation- 38.9%
6) Reveling in scandals- 36.5%
7) Hedonism- 34.5%
8) Extreme, violent and anti-social behaviors-32.6%
9) Addiction to the Internet-30.2%
10) Masochism, complaints about the Party and state system-28.6%
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Keywords: Survey Dissects 10 Major Problems of Chinese Society
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Ok interesting but what survey, how many respondents? A good start, some Chinese recognise their own problems, the first step is awaremenss. I can just see the Chinese Anonymous meetings My name is Xiao Xiao Ting Ting and I am a(n incurable) Chinese ....
Sep 20, 2014 12:38 Report Abuse