Data from iiMedia Research shows that in 2018, China's digital economy has reached 31.3 trillion yuan, accounting for 34.8% of GDP. Digital economy has become an engine for industrial development. During the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, looking back at the course of China's economic development, the Internet has written a remarkable chapter. China's Internet has experienced a period of exploration, rapid development, and maturity and prosperity, from PC Internet to mobile Internet and from 2G to 5G. In 1999, china.com went public in the United States, which announced the rise of China's Internet industry to the world. Meanwhile, the budding of China's portal website model represented by NetEase,SoHu and Sina also indicated that China's Internet really stood up. In 2009, China's 3G started the era of mobile Internet in commercial use, which means the Internet entered a period of rapid development. In 2013, China's mobile Internet began to move towards 4G era. The concept of "Internet plus" represents a new economic form. Internet technology and innovative thinking has become the driving force of China's economic and social innovation. In the fierce competition of China's Internet, a number of outstanding enterprises have emerged, such as Tencent Video, Zhihu, Kuwo Music,JD, taobao, Ctrip, Alipay, Baidu Search, Tencent cloud, KuangShi technology and so on. After 20 years of development, China's Internet industry will continue to expand, including smart terminals, industrial robots, autonomous driving, enterprise services and other industries continue to upgrade. With the implementation of 5G network, the operation of new economy industry will also usher in a new trend of innovation.
With the development of “ Internet + education”, brought by the popularization and development of the Internet, the scale of China's online education users has been increasing, and the user scale of K12 online education as its vertical field has also maintained growth momentum. At the same time, the Chinese government's attention and support for "Internet + education" and the rapid development of AI technology provide sufficient impetus for China's K12 online education. In 2019, the number of users in China's K12 online education market will increase to 30.454 million, and the market penetration rate will reach 15.0%. According to iiMedia Research data, teacher matching is the most desirable aspect for K12 online education users to improve. 42.1% of respondents believe that teacher matching needs to be improved. K12 online education users are supportive of integrating technology into products. 47.9% of respondents believe that the combination of online education and technological frontier will help to better carry out K12 online education. Corresponding to the user's attitude towards supporting frontier science and technology, the user's perception of the combination of product and technology is not strong. Only 9.1% of the users have a clear perception of the frontier science and technology elements in the product. The user's perception of the combination of teacher matching link and frontier science and technology is the highest, and the proportion of users with obvious perception is 34.8%. 94.6% of the respondents approved the application effect of K12 online education product technology.
In 2019,Report on the Work of the Government put forward that the higher vocational colleges would expand the enrollment about 1 million students and encourage more high school graduates, former military personnel,laid-off workers,farmers to register. There were approximately 17.0 billion skilled workers in 2018, however, the amount of talents with skills was just around 5 billion.Property policies, as well as the imbalance of demand and supply of blue-collar workers, drives the vocational education to develop. In terms of non-academic vocational education, iiMedia Research shows that the market scale of vocational skill education in China were 1.1 trillion yuan in 2018. It predicts that the scale will keep rising to 1.9 trillion yuan in 2021. There were 71 events of investment about vocational skills in 2018, and the type of IT and finance accounted for the most, both with the percentage of 15.5%. In the first half of 2019, Koolearn and China East Education went public in Hongkong Stock Exchange. In the investment market over 10.0 trillion yuan, all sorts of vocational education began to rise, such as adult education, enterprise training,the entrance examination of graduate schools and so on.
The market scale of K12 online education will be further expanded in the future, where there existed the supporting policies and advanced AI technology. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, online subject tutoring is still the main demand of K12 online education users. Over 80% of online education users were subject tutoring users. Among all the subjects, English and Math were the two most popular subjects. More than 60% of K12 online education users were satisfied with the achievement enhancement effect of online subject tutoring. In spite of online subject tutoring, online education industry started to pay attention to the market segment of the quality education. K12 programming was the most popular extracurricular lesson, accounting for 22.8%. The followings were painting and vocal music. Although the online education industry was growing to be gradually mature, there were still differences in the cognitive level of K12 online education in various cities. The proportion of K12 online education users in first-tier city (50.4%) was significantly higher than the proportions of the second and third-tier cities (35.6% and 21.1% respectively). Facing the large amounts of development opportunities in third-tier and fourth-tier cities, the industry is showing a downward trend. At the same time, K12 online education industry was adjusting itself to cooperate with the offline education, and trying to solve to the pain points of having difficulties in following up the progress and lacking of real class atmosphere.
The infants early education market is on the rise. Since 2012, the government has repeatedly mentioned the development of early education in relevant policies and regulations. In particular, on May 10, 2019, the State Council issued guidance on the nurturing industry, making early education a hot spot for investment. At present, the development of China's infant early education industry has problems such as low success rate, difficulty in content research and development, difficulty in scale expansion, lack of teachers and management talents. Although China's economically developed regions such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong pay more attention to early childhood education, the infant enrollment rate in China is only 4.3%, which is still far from the average enrollment rate of 33.2% in OECD countries. There is great potential for development in the future.
目前高考考生持续增加及高等院校数量相对较少的供需不平衡差异，催生了高考志愿报考行业，特别是网络知识付费等产业的兴起令知识付费的观念被普遍接受令高考志愿填报付费行业开始兴起。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019年高考志愿填报付费市场规模预计将达到5.9亿元，付费用户将达到46.8万人。然而，目前只有18.3%考生表示会选择报考辅导，59.7%的中国高考关注者仍是通过学校招生简章获取院校和专业信息。另据iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据调查，有59.5%的高考考生对高考志愿填报有意向，可以发展为潜在客户。艾媒咨询分析师认为，高考考生大多将有后续的职业教育、资格证考试、出国留学等其他需求，可以作为教育类企业吸纳用户的重要切入点。
The number of candidates in the college entrance examination continues to increase and the number of colleges and universities is relatively small. The imbalance between supply and demand has spawned the college entrance examination volunteering industry. In particular, the rise of industries such as online knowledge payment has made the concept of knowledge payment generally accepted, so that the college entrance examination volunteers to fill the paid industry. Rise. According to iiMedia Research, the 2019 college entrance examination volunteers will report that the paid market will reach 590 million yuan, and the number of paying users will reach 468,000. However, only 18.3% of candidates currently choose to apply for counseling, and 59.7% of Chinese college entrance examination followers still obtain college and professional information through the school admissions brochure. Besides, iiMedia Research finds that 59.5% of the college entrance examination candidates have the intention to fill out the college entrance examination, and can develop into potential customers. Ai Media Consulting analysts believe that most of the college entrance examination candidates will have follow-up vocational education, qualification examinations, study abroad and other needs, which can be an important entry point for educational enterprises to absorb users.
China's infant and children care industry mainly includes infant food, supplies, medical care, and childcare. In the field of infant food, in 2019, the penetration rate of complementary food for infants and young children in China was only about 25.0%. Meanwhile, the ratio of food supplement and milk powder consumption for infants and toddlers in mainland China is 1:7, while in developed countries (Europe and the United States, etc.), the ratio is 1:1, and that in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan is 1:4. In the field of baby products, the size of China's baby stroller market reached 13.21 billion yuan in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 6.3%. 63.9% of consumers plan to increase consumer spending in 2019, with 22.0% of them expecting a 30% increase in consumer spending. In the field of infant and child medical care, in 2018, a total of 28 kinds of medicines were required to modify the instructions, including some Chinese medicine injections and large varieties of proprietary Chinese medicines. In the field of infant care, in May 2019, the State Council of China issued the “Guiding Opinions of the General Office of the State Council on Promoting the Development of Infant and Child Care Services Under 3 Years Old”, proposing to vigorously promote the development of infant care industry. China’s infants and young children have a 4.1% enrollment rate in various types of care institutions, far lower than the enrollment rate of 25%-55% in developed countries.
The number of candidates for the Chinese college entrance examination has increased year by year. In 2018, the number of candidates for the college entrance examination reached 9.75 million. The competitive pressures of candidates in Henan and Guangdong are very high. In 2018, the candidates for college entrance examinations in Henan and Guangdong were 983,000 and 758,000 respectively, but one of them was admitted. The ratio is only 12.5% and 11.6%. In terms of professional choice, finance, international economics and trade, and financial management are still popular choices. First-tier cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen have the best employment prospects. Among the emerging hot jobs, big data, artificial intelligence and smart manufacturing have become the new direction for future university talents. In terms of future employment, Internet giants such as Baidu, Ali, Tencent, and Huawei have already recruited a large number of graduates from prestigious universities, and state-owned commercial banks are more inclined to financial and economic institutions. 5G, artificial intelligence, commercial aerospace, e-sports and other fields are emerging in the hot professional employment field. With the new round of China's college entrance examination reform, the merger of undergraduate enrollment, and the adjustment of colleges and universities, the difficulty of filing for the Chinese college entrance examination is getting more and more difficult, but only 15.0% of the Chinese college entrance examinations are very familiar with the college entrance examination volunteers; their information acquisition channels still pass the school. Admissions guides receive university and professional information. Ai Media analysts believe that Chinese college entrance examination fans have a channel to obtain information, the information obtained is outdated, lack of professional explanation, candidates for college entrance examination should improve the college entrance examination volunteers. Pay attention to the need to collect more relevant information, more seniors, teachers seeking advice, and considering various reference factors.
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Infant care market is on the rise. The development of infant care industry in some contries such as the United States, Britain, France and Japan is relatively mature. A series of policies and regulations have been introduced to guide its development. In 2018, the number of children receiving nursery services in the UK exceeded 32,000. Japan is going to provide public care services free of charge in October 2019. In the Chinese market, starting from 2016, the government has repeatedly mentioned the development of childcare in relevant policies and regulations. In particular, on May 10, 2019, the State Council issued guidance on the infant care industry, making it a hot spot for investment. At present, the development of China's infant and child care industry has problems such as immature operating system, lack of standardized supervision, and lack of professional teachers. Although China's economically developed regions such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong Province pay more attention to infant care, the infant enrollment rate in China is only 4.3%, which is still far from the average enrollment rate of 33.2% in OECD countries. Infant care industry still need standardization, and there is great potential for development in the future.