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Manpower Survey Results in January 2024

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

Tel: 886-2-2380-3600

Total employment increased by 4,000(+0.03%) in January to 11,587,000; moreover, it also increased by 116,000(+1.01%) when compared with that of the previous year.

The unemployment rate declined by 0.02 percentage points to 3.31 percent in January; the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 3.39 percent; the 4 weeks unemployment rate declined by 0.03 percentage points to 3.35 percent. The number of unemployed persons was 397,000 in January, a decrease of 2,000(-0.49%) and 19,000(-4.63%) from the previous month and that of the previous year, respectively.

Labor force participation rate declined by 0.01 percentage points to 59.25 percent in January; however, it rose by 0.08 percentage points from that of the previous year.

NOTE: 4 weeks unemployment rate was compiled by the ILO definition of looking for a job in the past 4 weeks including the reference week.

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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)