Shenzhen offers a unique and modern vocational education system adapted to economic and social development and aiming to meet market demand in regard to employment. The city has 22 secondary vocational schools with 69,411 students and 36 State-level vocational education training bases. Higher vocational institutes include Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen Institute of Information Technology and Guangdong Xin'an Polytechnic, providing seats for 43,443 students. The employment rate has reached 98%. Shenzhen spent 10 billion yuan on vocational education in the past three years.