Manpower Survey Results in April 2020
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in April 2020 was 11,467,000, which decreased by 46,000(-0.40%) from the previous month; moreover, it decreased by 13,000(-0.12%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate rose by 0.31 percentage points to 4.03 percent in April 2020; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also increased by 0.34 percentage points to 4.10 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 481,000 in April 2020, which increased by 36,000(+8.15%) and 44,000(+10.08%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was 59.06 percent in April 2020, which declined by 0.05 percentage points from the previous month; it remained the same from that of the previous year.
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