Manpower Survey Results in May 2018
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in May 2018 was 11,411,000, which increased by 5,000(+0.04%) from the previous month; moreover, it increased by 80,000 (+0.70%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate fell by 0.01 percentage points to 3.63 percent in May 2018, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained the same at 3.69 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 430,000 in May 2018, which decreased by 1,000(-0.20%) from the previous month, moreover, it decreased by 1,000(-0.26%) from that of the previous year.
Labor force participation rate was 58.86 percent in May 2018, which remained the same as that of the previous month; it rose by 0.16 percentage points from that of the previous year.
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