Manpower Survey Results in October 2017
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in October 2017 was 11,382,000, which increased by 16,000(+0.10%) from the previous month; moreover, it increased by 91,000 (+0.81%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate decreased by 0.02 percentage points to 3.75 percent in October 2017, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also decreased by 0.02 percentage points to 3.69 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 443,000 in October 2017, which decreased by 2,000(-0.40%) and 21,000(-4.49%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was 58.91 percent in October 2017, which increased by 0.05 and 0.10 percentage points from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
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