Economically Active Population Survey in April 2023
[Economically active population and labor force participation rate] ◦ The economically active population marked 29.236 million persons in April, which grew 294 thousand persons or 1.0% year-on-year. ◦ The labor force participation rate stood at 64.4% in April, up 0.4%p year-on-year. [Employed persons and employment to population ratio] ◦ The number of employed persons totaled 28.432 million persons in April, which went up 354 thousand persons or 1.3% year-on-year. ◦ The employment to population ratio recorded 62.7% in April, up 0.6%p year-on-year. [Unemployed persons and unemployment rate] ◦ The number of unemployed persons totaled 804 thousand people in April, which decreased 59 thousand persons or 6.9% year-on-year. ◦ The unemployment rate marked 2.8% in April, down 0.2%p year-on-year. [Economically inactive population] ◦ The economically inactive population totaled 16.135 million people in April, decreasing 156 thousand persons or 1.0% year-on-year. ※ For more information, refer to the attached file.