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Manpower Survey Results in May 2022

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

      Total employment in May 2022 was 11,371,000, which decreased by 44,000(-0.39%) form the previous month’s level; moreover, it also decreased by 27,000(-0.24%) from that of the previous year.

      The unemployment rate rose by 0.06 percentage points to 3.68 percent in May 2022; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rose by 0.05 percentage points to 3.73%. The number of unemployed persons was 434,000 in May 2022, an increase of 5,000(+1.19%) but a decrease of 55,000(-11.21%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

     Labor force participation rate declined by 0.11 percentage points to 59.05 percent in May 2022; however, it rose by 0.23 percentage points from that of the previous year.

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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 Labor Force by Reason For Not in Labor Force(EXCEL) (ODS)