South Korea Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.2% in June

In South Korea, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.2 percent in June, as job creation accelerated, led by the services sector.
Statistics Korea | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com 7/10/2013 10:27:37 AM
The economically active population marked 26291 thousand in June, up by 1.4 percent year-on-year and the number of employed persons totaled 25478 thousand persons in June, up by 1.4 percent.

The labor force participation rate stood at 62.5 percent in June, up 0.1%p year-on-year.

The number of unemployed persons totaled 813 thousand people in June, down by 1.0 percent.

The non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate marked 3.1 percent in June, down 0.1%p over the same month last year.

The economically inactive population totaled 15 807 thousand people in June, increasing 1.2 percent over a year earlier.

South Korea Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.2% in June