In the past 5 years,guaranteed by rapid economic development, XJ put much efforts in promoting the all-round development of social undertakings, inclusive of education, health, employment and labor security, aiming to make people share the fruits of economic and social development.
Till late August, the new type of rural cooperative medical care system had covered over 10 million people in XJ. Every county has hospital, sanitation and antiepidemic station, health care institution for women and children, and every township has health center. 93.8% employees and residents in urban areas participated in the medical insurance system.
According to the statistics, from July 2010 till now, Xinjiang accumulatively solved the employment problems for over 40,000 zero-employment families. 86% of registered unemployed college graduates before 2009 got jobs. And in 2011, 71% college graduates got jobs.
Besides employment and medical services, the education undertaking at different levels also develops rapidly in the 5 years. All primary and middle school students in rural areas get free education in 2006. The students at compulsory education period all get free education in 2008. XJ also realized the target of primarily making 9-year compulsory education universal and primarily eliminating illiteracy of youth in XJ in 2009.