PERSOL HR DATA BANK in APAC

TAIWAN

Overview

Employed persons

11.435million

Population

23.50million

Unemployment rates

3.7%

Area

36,000km2

Average monthly earnings

48,490TWD

Average weekly working hours

44hours
Source :
「Population・Area」 …
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan As of March 2019 (Population data as of December 2018)
「Employed persons」「Unemployment rates」 …
ILO,ILOSTAT Database. Downloaded June 2019
「Average monthly earnings」 …
Taiwan Statistical Data Book 2018
「Average weekly working hours」 …
Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics Executive Yuan (DGBAS),
Earnings and Productivity Statistics
Note :
「Employed persons」 …
The number of paid employees over a certain age with employment during the survey period including the army, 
the self-employed and those employees on leave of absence. 
The self-employed includes the member of producers' cooperatives and unpaid employees of family businesses.
「Unemployment rates」 …
Since the method of calculating the unemployment rate varies from country to country, it can not simply compare.
「Average monthly earnings」 …
Average monthly earnings: Data from monthly earnings by industry (agriculture excluded)
「Average weekly working hours」 …
calculated by deviding average annually working hours (four weeks per month)

* The comment in the source data is omitted. For details, refer to ILO, ILOSTAT Database download data.

Survey Report

Labor Market

In addition to the basic statistical information such as economy and population,this section shows the data on work force, wages, working hours and other labor related data in recent years.

INDEX

  1. 1. Economy
    • 1 - 1 GDP
    • 1 - 2 GDP growth rate
  1. 2. Population
    • 2 - 1 Population size
  1. 3. Labor force and the related statistics
    • 3 - 1 Labor force
    • 3 - 2 Employed population
    • 3 - 3 Unemployed population & unemployment rate
    • 3 - 4 Job seekers, job openings, and ratio of job openings to job seekers
    • 3 - 5 Turnover rate
  1. 4. Wages
    • 4 - 1 Average monthly earnings
  1. 5. Hours of work
    • 5 - 1 Hours of work

Original text:June/2019
Last updated:October/2019

Labor Laws

This section shows the characteristic of labor laws and the important points on employment practices, government policies and labor management employers should be aware of.