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Earnings and Productivity Statistics in April 2017

Contact Information:Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Tel:886-2-2380-3625

i. At the end of April, the total payroll employees was 7,517 thousand, increased by 8 thousand or 0.10% from last month. Comparing with the same month of last year, it increased 99 thousand or 1.33%. The average payroll employees since January was 7,505 thousand, increased 85 thousand or 1.15%.
ii. The average total earnings (including regular and irregular earnings) in April was NT$44,359, 0.49% more than last month and 1.83% more than last April.
iii. The average regular earnings was NT$ 39,826 in April, 0.11% more than last month and 1.49% more than last April. The average regular earnings since January 2017 was NT$39,662, 1.55% more than the same period of last year.
iv. The average working hour in April was 153.9 hours, 31.2 hours less than last month and 8.4 hours less than last April. The average working hours since January 2017 was 160.3 hours, reduced by 3.5 hours than the same period of last year.
v. The average overtime since January 2017 was 8.0 hours, same as the same period of last year. The average overtime pay since January 2017 was NT$1,693, 9.01% more than the same period of last year.

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