Manpower Survey Results in September 2018
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in September 2018 was 11,449,000, which decreased by 10,000(-0.09%) from the previous month; however, it increased by 83,000 (+0.73%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate fell by 0.11 percentage points to 3.76 percent in September 2018; however, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.01 percentage points to 3.70 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 447,000 in September 2018, which decreased by 14,000(-3.05%) from the previous month, however, it increased by 2,000(+0.49%) from that of the previous year.
Labor force participation rate was 59.05 percent in September, which fell by 0.14 percentage points from the previous month; however, it rose by 0.19 percentage points from that of the previous year.
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