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Manpower Survey Results in January 2023

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

     Total employment increased by 20,000(+0.17%) in January to 11,471,000; however, it decreased by 3,000(-0.03%) when compared with that of the previous year.

     The unemployment rate declined by 0.02 percentage points to 3.50 percent in January; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 3.60 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 416,000 in January, a decrease of 2,000(-0.47%) and 14,000(-3.22%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

     Labor force participation rate in January remained unchanged at 59.17 percent as the previous month and 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 Sector(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)