Epidemic fight boosts national pride among young Chinese: survey

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-04 08:17:36|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese youths are giving higher scores to their national pride as the country gathered in solidarity amid the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, according to a recent survey by the China Youth Daily.

The average score of national pride among young Chinese aged 18 to 35 is 9.57 out of 10, up from 9.18 in a similar survey in 2019, said the report of the survey.

Nearly 71 percent of the young respondents said they acquired a strong feeling for the idea that people and life matter most during the nationwide fight against the epidemic.

Another 70.2 percent of the Chinese youths noticed that the young generation has come forward and actively shouldered their responsibility amid the epidemic fight.

The average score of happiness in life also increased from 8.2 out of 10 in 2019 to this year's 9.03.

The survey, conducted from April 24 to 28, had a sample size of 8,212 people from 31 provincial-level regions. Enditem