Manpower Survey Results in January 2020
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in January 2020 was 11,536,000, which increased by 5,000(+0.04%) from the previous month; moreover, it also increased by 51,000(+0.45%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate declined by 0.03 percentage points to 3.64 percent in January 2020; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also declined by 0.01 percentage points to 3.71 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 436,000 in January 2020, which decreased by 3,000(-0.68%) but increased by 2,000(+0.43%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was 59.21 percent in January 2020, which declined by 0.01 percentage points from the previous month; however, it rose by 0.12 percentage points from that of the previous year.
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