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A latest report on the working conditions of Chinese employees suggested those employed by Web companies are working longer than those who are hired by financial firms and such finding indicates mounting pressure on China's Internet industry.

The report, which was initiated by Smart Transportation Report 2016, revealed that employees of Internet companies recorded more than 10 hours of work in day on average, in contrast to employees in financial industry who leave their office by five o'clock in the afternoon.

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The Smart Transportation report was based on information provided by Didi Chuxing, the country's biggest "car-hailing platform."

Also, the report implied a contrasting lifestyle between employees in Internet firms and financial companies.

According to the report, employees in the financial industry are inclined to go directly to sophisticated shopping malls to have nightlife.

Meanwhile, those who are working for Internet companies often proceed home directly.

"It is natural for us to leave the office at 11 p.m. because everything is changing rapidly in the Internet sector and we should always be ready," Ma Min, an employee handling software development in Shanghai, was quoted as saying by China Daily.

In 2016, JD Inc., an e-commerce firm led the list of Chinese Internet companies when it comes to requiring longer period of work daily.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited, which is JD Inc.'s arch-competitor, was listed on the third spot and Qihoo 360 Technology Company Limited was the second. The report, however, did not provide details on its figures.

A report from BBC said that long working period in China is a way of life regardless of industry. Chinese workers recorded an average of 2,000 to 2,200 working hours every year. Despite that, however, not everyone in China is happy about it.

In 2011, China's workforce numbered 764.1 million from 135 billion total population. Of the 764.1 million figure, 405 million people are employed in rural China, while 359.14 million Chinese are employed in urban areas, according to Statista.