In China, a country where the delivery services industry has been flourishing, couriers were voted as the loneliest occupation by 69.57 percent of the respondents involved in a survey conducted by 58.com, a major online marketplace operator, cyol.com reported.
The delivery work is both heavy and dull as it requires couriers to run around every day, the report said.
Except for the moment when you hand the parcel to the client, you barely have time to communicate with anyone, a courier surnamed Liu told cyol.com.
Following courier, financial staff became the second loneliest occupation with 67.39 percent of the votes.
The report said the job, which is high stress and requires people to keep pace with changes in the industry at any time, can easily make people feel anxious and lonely.
Let’s take a look at the full list of the top five loneliest occupations in China.
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