South Korea Jobless Rate Up To 4.0% In April


South Korea’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.0 percent in April of 2017 from 3.7 percent in March.

The number of unemployed persons went up by 75 thousand to 1,098 thousand and employment went down by 111 thousand to 26,511 thousand people.

A year ago, the jobless rate was 3.7 percent.

On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment rate stood at 4.2 percent. The labor force participation rate rose to 63.5 percent from 62.8 percent. 

South Korea Jobless Rate Up To 4.0% In April


Statistics Korea | Rida Husna | rida@tradingeconomics.com
5/11/2017 10:48:55 AM