S. Korea adds 671,000 jobs in September, posting biggest monthly gain in over 7 years
Updated: 2021-10-13 08:16:32 KST
South Korea last month posted its biggest monthly employment gain in more than seven years.
Statistics Korea said Wednesday that the number of employed totaled 27.7 million in Septemberup 671-thousand on-year.
This marks the seventh straight month of job gains and also the biggest addition since March 2014.
The agency attributed the growth to improved economic activity and the transition to a digital economy, as well as a falling unemployed and economically-inactive rates.