Manpower Survey Results in February 2019
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in February 2019 was 11,473,000, which decreased by 12,000(-0.10%) from the previous month; however, it increased by 76,000(+0.67%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate was up by 0.08 percentage points to 3.72 percent in February 2019; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, by contrast, declined by 0.01 percentage points to 3.71 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 443,000 in February 2019, which increased by 9,000(+2.07%) and 5,000(+1.15%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was 59.07 percent in February 2019, which declined by 0.02 percentage points from the previous month; however, it rose by 0.19 percentage points from that of the previous year.
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