Manpower Survey Results in January 2021
Contact Information: Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Total employment in January 2021 was 11,527,000, which remained the same as the previous month’s level; however, it decreased by 9,000(-0.08%) from that of the previous year.
The unemployment rate declined by 0.02 percentage points to 3.66 percent in January 2021; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.75 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 438,000 in January 2021, which decreased by 2,000(-0.52%) but increased by 2,000(+0.54%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.
Labor force participation rate was unchanged at 59.14 percent in January 2021; however, it declined by 0.07 percentage points from that of the previous year.
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