Earnings and Productivity Statistics in August 2017

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

Contact Information:Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Tel:886-2-2380-3625

i. At the end of August, the total payroll employees was 7,597 thousand, increased by 10 thousand or 0.14% from last month. Comparing with the same month of last year, it increased 125 thousand or 1.68%. The average payroll employees since January was 7,534 thousand, increased 101 thousand or 1.35%.
ii. The average total earnings (including regular and irregular earnings) in August was NT$46,368, 4.07% less than last month and 1.43% more than last August.
iii. The average regular earnings was NT$ 40,058 in August, 0.45% more than last month and 1.88% more than last August. The average regular earnings since January 2017 was NT$39,793, 1.65% more than the same period of last year.
iv. The average working hour in August was 184.2 hours, 13.2 hours more than last month and 1.1 hours less than last August. The average working hours since January 2017 was 168.5 hours, reduced by 1.4 hours than the same period of last year.
v. The average overtime since January 2017 was 8.0 hours, 0.2 hours less than the same period of last year. The average overtime pay since January 2017 was NT$1,697, 7.41% more than the same period of last year.

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