Manpower Survey Results in July 2018
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in July 2018 was 11,443,000, which increased by 25,000(+0.22%) from the previous month; moreover, it increased by 83,000 (+0.73%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate rose by 0.11 percentage points to 3.81 percent in July 2018, moreover, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.01 percentage points to 3.69 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 453,000 in July 2018, which increased by 14,000(+3.15%) from the previous month, however, it decreased by 1,000(-0.20%) from that of the previous year.
Labor force participation rate was 59.09 percent in July, which rose by 0.17 percentage points from the previous month; moreover, it rose by 0.18 percentage points from that of the previous year.
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