By: Chen Cheng-wei and Frances Huang
Taipei, March 16 (CNA) Almost 60 percent of Taiwanese people working overseas in 2015 were located in China, making it the most favorable destination for local jobseekers, according to government statistics released Thursday.
The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said that a total of 420,000 Taiwanese worked in China in 2015, accounting for 58 percent of the total 724,000 working overseas. That is the latest year for which such statistics have been compiled.
In 2015, the number of Taiwanese employees located in China fell slightly from 427,000 in 2014, when the ratio stood at 58.84 percent, the DGBAS said.