Workers in service sector make up bulk of Taiwan’s labor market

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/05/01
By: Tsai Yi-chu and Elaine Hou

Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Employees in the service sector account for nearly 60 percent of the labor 201605010003t0001market in Taiwan, with their annual salaries averaging NT$477,000 (US$14,797), a recent survey has found.

The sector makes up 62.8 percent of Taiwan’s gross domestic production in 2015, according to statistics compiled by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).

With around 6.6 million employees, the service industry accounts for 59 percent of total work force in Taiwan, it added.

Employees in the sector are found to earn annual salaries of NT$477,000 on average, a recent survey conducted by online 1111 Job Bank showed.     [FULL  STORY]

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