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|Title||Supplementary Results of the Economically Active Population Survey for Non-wage Workers and the Economically Inactive Population in August 2020|
- Non-wage Workers
□ In August 2020, the non-wage workers decreased by 161 thousand persons compared to August 2019.
□ The average operation (service) period of non-wage workers recorded a year-on-year increase. The share of non-wage workers joining a
national pension recorded a year-on-year increase. The share of non-wage workers joining an industrial accident insurance recorded a
□ As for the motivation to start a business of self-employed persons who started their business within the past 1 year, the largest share
(71.4%) said that they started a business because they wanted to operate their own establishment.
- Economically Inactive Population
□ In August 2020, the economically inactive population was 16.864 million persons, which rose by 534 thousand persons from August
2019. The economically inactive population occupied 37.6% of the population aged 15 or more, rising by 0.9%p from August 2019.
□ 23.2% of the economically inactive population wanted to get a job or establish a business within 1 year, up 2.3%p from August 2019.
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