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National Statistics, Republic of China (Taiwan)


Manpower Survey Results in May 2020

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

      Total employment in May 2020 was 11,462,000, which decreased by 5,000(-0.04%) from the previous month; moreover, it decreased by 22,000(-0.19%) from that of the previous year.

      The unemployment rate rose by 0.04 percentage points to 4.07 percent in May 2020; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also increased by 0.06 percentage points to 4.16 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 486,000 in May 2020, which increased by 5,000(+1.01%) and 49,000(+11.20%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

      Labor force participation rate was 59.06 percent in May 2020, it remained the same from the previous month; which declined by 0.01 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)