Manpower Survey Results in July 2017
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in July 2017 was 11,360,000, which increased by 23,000(+0.20%) from the previous month; moreover, it also increased by 85,000(+0.75%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate increased by 0.10 percentage points to 3.84 percent in July 2017, however, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained the same at 3.78 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 454,000 in July 2017, which increased by 14,000(3.12%), but decreased by 18,000(-3.85%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was 58.91 percent in July 2017, which increased by 0.16 and 0.07 percentage points from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
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