National Statistics, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Manpower Survey Results in December 2018

Contact Information:Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Tel:886-2-2380-3600

      Total employment in December 2018 was 11,481,000, which increased by 6,000(+0.05%) from the previous month; moreover, it increased by 76,000 (+0.66%) from that of the previous year.

      The unemployment rate fell by 0.04 percentage points to 3.66 percent in December 2018; however, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.01 percentage points to 3.70 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 436,000 in December 2018, which decreased by 5,000(-1.09%) from the previous month; however, it increased by 3,000(+0.62%) from that of the previous year.

      Labor force participation rate was 59.09 percent in December, which fell by 0.02 percentage points from the previous month; however, it rose by 0.17 percentage points from that of the previous year.

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  • Table 1. Important Indicators Based on Manpower Survey Results (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 2. Important Results of Manpower Survey in Seasonally Adjusted Series (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 3. Labor Force Participation Rate by Educational Attainment (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 4. Labor Force Participation Rate by Age (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 5. Employed Persons by Industry (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 6. Employed Persons by Occupation (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 7. Employed Persons by Class of Worker (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 8. Unemployed Persons, by Reason Why in Unemployment (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table 9. Unemployment Rate by Educational Attainment (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table10. Unemployment Rate by age (EXCEL) (ODS)
  • Table11. Persons Not in the Labor Force by Reason Why Not (EXCEL) (ODS)