Taiwan Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Taiwan increased to 4.06 percent in March of 2014 from 4.05 percent in February of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Taiwan is reported by the National Statistics, Republic of China. Unemployment Rate in Taiwan averaged 2.96 Percent from 1978 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 6.13 Percent in August of 2009 and a record low of 0.86 Percent in April of 1981. In Taiwan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Taiwan Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.06 4.05 6.13 0.86 4.10 | 2014/04 1978 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Taiwan Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-22 12:30 AM Taiwan
Unemployment Rate
Dec 2013 4.12% 4.15% 4.15% 4.1%
2014-02-26 12:30 AM Taiwan
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014 4.07% 4.12% 4.12% 4.1%
2014-03-24 12:30 AM Taiwan
Unemployment Rate
Feb 2014 4.05% 4.07% 4.1%
2014-04-22 01:30 AM Taiwan
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 4.06% 4.05% 4.1%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 11047.00 2014-03-15 11040.00 11047.00 6068.00 11080.72 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Labour Costs 107.79 2014-02-15 191.77 289.35 64.98 78.22 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.55 2014-03-15 58.53 61.21 57.06 58.54 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Population 23.37 2013-12-31 23.31 23.37 17.87 23.42 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Productivity 103.97 2014-02-15 102.11 145.51 25.70 104.84 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Unemployed Persons 467.00 2014-03-15 466.00 659.00 71.00 451.28 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 4.06 2014-03-15 4.05 6.13 0.86 4.10 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 40408.00 2014-02-15 81895.00 83789.00 1788.00 41245.28 2014-06-30 TWD [+]
Minimum Wages 18780.00 2012-12-31 17280.00 18780.00 2400.00 20641.02 2014-06-30 TWD [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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