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Manpower Survey Results in December 2023

Contact Information: Manpower Survey Section, Department of Census, Directorate General of Budget Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)

Tel: 886-2-2380-3600

Total employment increased by 6,000(+0.05%) in December to 11,583,000; moreover, it also increased by 132,000(+1.15%) when compared with that of the previous year.

The unemployment rate declined by 0.01 percentage points to 3.33 percent in December; in contrast, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.03 percentage points to 3.40 percent.  The number of unemployed persons was 399,000 in December, a decrease of 1,000(-0.25%) and 19,000(-4.60%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

Labor force participation rate remained at 59.26 percent in December; however, it rose by 0.09 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 Sector(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)