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Economically Active Population Survey in November 2016

Statistics Korea 2016.12.14
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[ Economically active population and labor force participation rate ]
○ The economically active population marked 27,446 thousand in November, which grew 364 thousand persons or 1.3 percent year-on-year.
○ The labor force participation rate stood at 63.0 percent in November, up 0.3%p year-on-year.

[ Employed persons and employment-population ratio ]
○ The number of employed persons totaled 26,592 thousand persons in November, which went up 339 thousand persons or 1.3 percent year-on-year.
○ The employment-population ratio recorded 61.1 percent in November, up 0.3%p year-on-year.

[ Unemployed persons and unemployment rate ]
○ The number of unemployed persons totaled 854 thousand people in November, which increased 25 thousand persons or 3.0 percent year-on-year.
○ The unemployment rate marked 3.1 percent in November, remaining the same year-on-year.

[ Economically inactive population ]
○ The economically inactive population totaled 16,091 thousand people in November, decreasing 8 thousand persons or 0.1 percent year-on-year.


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