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New Data: South Korea subnational - LFS (M)
Friday, 17 May 2019 07:36 ET
By Jason Flynn
Summary
May 2019 -- Data Buffet now carries labor force status by sex for Korea and its provinces, under the current and predecessor definitions (345 new monthly and annual series from 1999, 328 defunct series 1963 to 2014).
Detail

Dataset properties:

  • Source: Economically Active Population Survey
  • Measurements: Thousands of persons (Ths. #), percent (%)
  • Adjustments: Seasonally adjusted (SA) or not (NSA)
  • Geo coverage: Country (1), all provinces (17)
  • Native frequencies and start dates:
    • Monthly from 1999m6
    • Annual from 2000

The series reside in the historical catalog (South Korea » Labor and Wages » Economically Active Population Survey » Labor force status » 4-week unemployment basis) and include, for example:

  • LWQLFT15GUM.IKOR = Labor force - Both sexes - Ages 15 and older, (Ths. #, NSA)
  • LWQEMMAM.IKOR    = Employed - Males, (Ths. #, SA)
  • LW%EPTUA.IKOR_GB = Employment to population ratio - Both sexes, (%) - for Gyeongbuk

In 1999, the EAPS changed its unemployment definition. From 1999 to 2014 there is an overlap of monthly data under the alternative definitions.

  • Archive specifier: _99
  • Adjustments: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA), seasonally adjusted (SA)
  • Geo coverage: Country (1), all provinces (17)
  • Native frequencies and date ranges:
    • Monthly: 1983m1 to 2014m12
    • Annual: 1963 to 1999

The defunct series reside in the historical catalog (South Korea » Labor and Wages » Economically Active Population Survey » Labor force status » Discontinued » 1-week unemployment basis) and include, for example:

  • LWQEMT_99UM.IKOR_IN    = [DISCONTINUED] Employment, (Ths. #, NSA) - for Incheon
  • LWQUNT_99UM.IKOR       = [DISCONTINUED] Unemployed, (Ths. #, SA)
  • LWQPOP15G_99UA.IKOR_GJ = [DISCONTINUED] Over 15 years old, (Ths. #) - for Gwangju

See also

Other
Related ReleaseSummary of Economically Active Population Survey [Monthly]
SourceStatistics Korea
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