Manpower Survey Results in October 2020
Contact Information：Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in October 2020 was 11,510,000, which increased by 6,000(+0.05%) from the previous month; however, it decreased by 7,000(-0.06%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate declined by 0.03 percentage points to 3.80 percent in October 2020; moreover, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also declined by 0.01 percentage points to 3.77 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 455,000 in October 2020, which decreased by 3,000(-0.66%) but increased by 4,000(+0.86%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was 59.13 percent in October 2020, which declined by 0.11 percentage points and 0.03 percentage points from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
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