Manpower Survey Results in April 2017
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in April 2017 was 11,325,000, which increased by 12,000(+0.11%) from the previous month; moreover, it also increased by 83,000 (+0.74%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate dropped by 0.11 percentage points to 3.67 percent in April 2017, moreover, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also dropped by 0.06 percentage points to 3.78 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 432,000 in April 2017, which decreased by 13,000(-2.92%) and 19,000(-4.22%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was 58.70 percent in April 2017, which decreased by 0.03 but increased by 0.07 percentage points from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
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