< Economically active population and labor force participation rate >
◎ The economically active population marked 24,114 thousand in January, which grew 33 thousand persons or 0.1 percent year-on-year.
◎ The labor force participation rate stood at 59.0 percent in January, down 0.6%p year-on-year.
< Employed persons and employment-population ratio >
◎ The number of employed persons totaled 23,196 thousand persons in January, which went up 331 thousand persons or 1.4 percent year-on-year.
◎ The employment-population ratio recorded 56.8 percent in January, up 0.2%p year-on-year.
< Unemployed persons and unemployment rate >
◎ The number of unemployed persons totaled 918 thousand people in January, which decreased 298 thousand persons or 24.5 percent year-on-year.
◎ The unemployment rate marked 3.8 percent in January, down 1.2%p year-on-year.
< Economically inactive population >
◎ The economically inactive population totaled 16,729 thousand people in January, increasing 424 thousand persons or 2.6 percent year-on-year.
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