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Monthly Results   -February 2014-

Released on March 28, 2014

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Summary of the February 2014 Survey Results

(1) Employment 

  The number of employed persons in February 2014 was 62.83 million, an increase of 410 thousand or 0.7 % from the previous year.

(2) Unemployment 

  The number of unemployed persons in February 2014 was 2.32 million, a decrease of 450 thousand or 16.2 % from the previous year.

  The unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 3.6%.

(10 thousand persons)
  February figures Change from the previous year
      (%)
Population aged 15 years old and over 11079 -7 -0.1
Labour force 6516 -3 -0.0
  Employed persons 6283 41 0.7
    Employee 5544 29 0.5
  Unemployed persons 232 -45 -16.2
Not in labour force 4558 -3 -0.1
Labour force participation rate (%) 58.8 0.0 -
Employment rate (%) 56.7 0.4 -
Unemployment rate, original series (%) 3.6 -0.6 -
  Current month Change from the previous month
Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted (%) 3.6 -0.1 -

Unemployment rate (Seasonally adjusted)

  Summary Tables

The latest month

Table 1 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, employed person by industry, and unemployed person(Excel:35KB)

Time series

Table 2 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status(Excel:40KB)  (Labour force, Employed person, Unemployed person, Not in labour force, Labour force participation rate, Employment rate, Unemployment rate)

Table 3 Employed person by agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries and status in employment, and weekly and monthly hours of work for employed person at work in non-agricultural industries(Excel:37KB)

Table 4 Employed person by major industry(Excel:35KB)

Table 5 Employee by major industry(Excel:35KB)

Table 6 Employee excluding executive of company or corporation by type of employment(Excel:42KB)

Table 7 Employee excluding executive of company or corporation by major industry and type of employment(Excel:42KB)

Table 8 Employee in non-agricultural industries by status in employment(Excel:34KB)

Table 9 Unemployed person by reason for seeking a job(Excel:37KB)

Table 10 Population aged 15 years old and over by age group(Excel:37KB)

Table 11 Labour force by age group(Excel:37KB)

Table 12 Employed person by age group(Excel:37KB)

Table 13 Unemployed person by age group(Excel:37KB)

Table 14 Labour force participation rate by age group(Excel:40KB)

Table 15 Employment rate by age group(Excel:40KB)

Table 16 Unemployment rate by age group(Excel:40KB)

Cross section

Table 17 Employee excluding executive of company or corporation by age group and type of employment(Excel:36KB)

Table 18 Employed person by status in employment, type of employment and class of monthly hours of work, and average monthly hours and days of work(Excel:32KB)

Seasonally adjusted time series

Table 19 Seasonally adjusted series of major items(Excel:39KB)  (Labour force, Employed person, Unemployed person, Not in labour force, Unemployment rate)



Notes 

Notes on the results

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