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Manpower Survey Results in September 2021

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

      Total employment in September 2021 was 11,417,000, which increased by 18,000(+0.16%) form the previous month’s level; however, it decreased by 87,000(-0.75%) from that of the previous year.

      The unemployment rate declined by 0.28 percentage points to 3.96 percent in September 2021; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also declined by 0.16 percentage points to 3.92 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 471,000 in September 2021, it decreased by 34,000(-6.74%) but increased by 13,000(+2.89%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

      Labor force participation rate declined by 0.05 percentage to 58.93 percent in September 2021; moreover, it also declined by 0.19 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)