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National Statistics, Republic of China (Taiwan)


Manpower Survey Results in January 2019

Contact Information:Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)

      Total employment in January 2019 was 11,485,000, which increased by 4,000(+0.04%) from the previous month; moreover, it also increased by 76,000(+0.66%) from that of the previous year.

      The unemployment rate declined by 0.02 percentage points to 3.64 percent in January 2019; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, by contrast, rose by 0.02 percentage points to 3.72 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 434,000 in January 2019, which decreased by 2,000(-0.43%) but increased by 4,000(+0.95%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

      Labor force participation rate was 59.09 percent in January 2019, which remained the same as the previous month; however, it rose by 0.18 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)