Taiwan’s unemployment rate records 4.07% in April

By bne IntelliNews May 23, 2013

Taiwan’s unemployment rate was recorded at 4.07% in April this year, as compared to 4.18% posted in March. As reported by Central News Agency English News, Chen Min, deputy director of the census department at Directorate General of Budget, Statistics and Accounting (DGBAS), stated that the country’s unemployment rate is projected to peak in the near future, as the new school graduates are expected to start searching for jobs in May and during the summer months.

The number of people out of work was posted at 464,000 during the period, while the number of employed people was registered at 10.93mn. The unemployment rate for people aged between 20-24 years was posted at 13.04% during the period, while the unemployment rate for people aged between 25-29 years was registered at 6.87%.

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