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Monthly Results -March 2019-
Released on April 26, 2019
Retroactive adjustment data, calculated by applying 2015 census-based benchmark population instead of previously released 2010 Ceunsus-based, are used for calculating "Change from the year" during 2017 (excluding rate).
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Summary of the March 2019 Survey Results
The number of employed persons in March 2019 was 66.87 million, an increase of 670 thousand or 1.0% from the previous year.
The number of unemployed persons in March 2019 was 1.74 million, an increase of 10 thousand or 0.6% from the previous year.
The unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 2.5%.
|(10 thousand persons)|
|March figures||Change from the previous year|
|Population aged 15 years old and over||11090||-10||-0.1|
|Not in labour force||4218||-78||-1.8|
|Labour force participation rate (%)||61.9||0.7||-|
|Employment rate (%)||60.3||0.7||-|
|Unemployment rate, original series (%)||2.5||0.0||-|
|Current month||Change from the previous month|
|Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted (%)||2.5||0.2||-|
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Table 2 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status(Excel:47KB) (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:44KB)
Seasonally adjusted time series
Table 24 Seasonally adjusted series of major items(Excel:48KB) (Labour force, Employed person, Unemployed person, Not in labour force, Unemployment rate)