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Country vs country: Taiwan and United States compared: Labor stats

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STAT Taiwan United States HISTORY
Hours worked > Standard workweek 42 hours
Ranked 79th. 5% more than United States
40 hours
Ranked 108th.
Labor force 11.07 million
Ranked 40th.
154.9 million
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Taiwan

Labor force > By occupation agriculture 6%, industry 35.8%, services 58.2% farming, forestry, and fishing 0.7%, manufacturing, extraction, transportation, and crafts 22.9%, managerial, professional, and technical 34.9%, sales and office 25%, other services 16.5%; <i>note:</i> figures exclude the unemployed
Labor force > Per capita 468.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th.
508.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 9% more than Taiwan

Salaries and benefits > Hourly minimum wage $7.40
Ranked 12th. 2% more than United States
$7.25
Ranked 13th.
Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage NT$ 19,047 per month; NT$115 per hour. The federal minimum wage in the United States is US$ 7.25 per hour. States may also set a minimum, in which case the higher of the two is controlling; some territories are exempt and have lower rates.
Unemployment rate 5.2%
Ranked 72nd.
9.7%
Ranked 31st. 87% more than Taiwan

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