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Manpower Survey Results in October 2022

Contact Information: Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Tel: 886-2-2380-3600     

Total employment in October 2022 was 11,410,000, which increased by 13,000(+0.12%) form the previous month’s level; however, it decreased by 35,000(-0.31%) from that of the previous year.

The unemployment rate declined by 0.02 percentage points to 3.64 percent in October 2022; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained constant at 3.64 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 431,000 in October 2022, a decrease of 2,000(-0.51%) and 25,000(-5.46%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively. 

Labor force participation rate rose by 0.01 percentage points to 59.18 percent in October 2022; moreover, it rose by 0.16 percentage points from that of the previous year.

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Link to statistical tables

  • Table 1. Important Indicators Based on Manpower Survey Results (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 2. Important Results of Manpower Survey in Seasonally Adjusted Series (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 3. Labor Force Participation Rate by Educational Attainment(EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 4. Labor Force Participation Rate by Age (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 5. Employed Persons by Industry(EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 6. Employed Persons by Occupation(EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 7. Employed Persons by Class of Worker(EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 8. Unemployed Persons, by Reason Why in Unemployment (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 9. Unemployment Rate by Educational Attainment(EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table10. Unemployment Rate by age(EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table11. Persons Not in Labor Force by Reason For Not in Labor Force(EXCEL) (ODS)