Manpower Survey Results in September 2017

  • Post date:2017/10/23
  • Edit date:2017/10/23

Contact Information:Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Tel:886-2-2380-3600

      Total employment in September 2017 was 11,366,000, which decreased by 11,000(-0.10%) from the previous month; in contrast, it increased by 90,000 (+0.80%) from that of the previous year.

      The unemployment rate decreased by 0.12 percentage points to 3.77 percent in September 2017, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also decreased by 0.05 percentage points to 3.71 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 445,000 in September 2017, which decreased by 16,000(-3.43%) and 24,000(-5.12%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

      Labor force participation rate was 58.83 percent in September 2017, which decreased by 0.15 but increased by 0.07 percentage points from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

    Full text:(PDF)

    Link to statistical tables

  • 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)