Quarterly Average Results - Oct.-Dec. 2017 - (Detailed Tabulation)
Released on February 16, 2018
- "2017 revision of benchmark population"
Using the latest results of the Population Census as the base, the benchmark population for calculating the results of the Labour Force Survey is revised every five years.
The revision to 2015 Census-based population estimates was held in January 2017 for Basic Tabulation, and in Jan.-Mar. 2017 for Detailed Tabulation.
(on May 9, 2017)
- "Supplementary-estimated figures in 2011"
Figures covering from March through August 2011 have been complemented by estimation.
(on April 24, 2012)
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Summary of the Results
The number of the regular employee was 34.52 million, an increase of 690 thousand from the previous year.
The number of the non-regular employee was 20.61 million, an increase of 110 thousand from the previous year.
Summary Table Population of 15 years old and over by labour force status, employed persons, unemployed persons and persons not in labour force (Excel:33KB)
Table 1-1 Employee excluding executive of company or corporation by type of employment (Excel:48KB)
Table 1-2 Employed persons who changed jobs in the past 1 year by age group (number and rate) (Excel:42KB)
Table 1-3 Non-regular employee by reason for taking a non-regular employment (Excel:45KB)
Table 1-4 Non-regular employee by reason for taking a non-regular employment, whether wishing to change the present job or to have additional job (Excel:63KB)
Table 2-1 Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment (Excel:46KB)
Table 2-2 Unemployed persons by age group (duration of unemployment: 1 year or more) (Excel:33KB)
Table 2-3 Unemployed persons by reason unable to take up a job (Excel:39KB)
Table 2-4 Unemployed persons by primary method used to seek a job (Excel:49KB)
Table 2-5 Unemployed persons who left the previous job by reason for leaving the previous job (Excel:41KB)
Table 2-6 Unemployed persons who left the previous job in the past 1 year by type of employment of previous jobs (Excel:34KB)
Table 2-7 Unemployed persons by reason unable to take up a job and age group (Excel:33KB)
Table 2-8 Unemployed persons who left the previous job in the past 1 year by type of employment of previous jobs and age group (Excel:32KB)
Table 3-1 Persons not in labour force by whether wishing to work and age group (Excel:41KB)
Table 3-2 Persons not in labour force wishing to work by reason not to seek a job (Excel:44KB)
Table 3-3 Persons not in labour force wishing to work, sought a job or prepared to start a business in the past 1 year (Excel:38KB)
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