|Title||Supplementary Results of the Economically Active Population Survey for Non-wage Workers and the Economically Inactive Population in August 2019|
- Non-wage Workers
□ The non-wage workers decreased by 62 thousand persons (-0.9%) from August 2018.
□ The average operation (service) period of non-wage workers recorded an increase. The share of non-wage workers
joining a national pension recorded an increase. Whereas, the share of non-wage workers joining an industrial
accident insurance recorded a decrease.
□ As for the motivation to start a business for self-employed persons who started their business within the recent 1 year,
the largest share of them (76.6%) said that they started a business because they wanted to operate their own
- Economically Inactive Population
□ In August 2019, the economically inactive population was 16.33 million persons, which rose by 158 thousand persons
(1.0%) from August 2018. The economically inactive population occupied 36.7% of the population aged 15 or more,
rising by 0.1%p from August 2018.
□ 20.9% of the economically inactive population wanted to get a job or establish a business within 1 year, up 4.2%p
from August 2018.
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