Manpower Survey Results in April 2018
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in April 2018 was 11,406,000, which increased by 3,000(+0.03%) from the previous month; moreover, it increased by 81,000 (+0.71%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate fell by 0.02 percentage points to 3.64 percent in April 2018, however, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.02 percentage points to 3.69 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 431,000 in April 2018, which decreased by 2,000(-0.46%) from the previous month, moreover, it decreased by 1,000(-0.29%) from that of the previous year.
Labor force participation rate was 58.86 percent in April 2018, which dropped by 0.01 percentage points from the previous month; in contrast, it rose by 0.16 percentage points from that of the previous year.
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