Macau’s estimated jobless rate rose by 0.1 percentage point to 1.8 percent in March-May from the February-April survey period, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Monday.
Year-on-year, the rate also increased by 0.1 percentage point.
The city’s total labour force stood at 405,700 and the labour force participation rate amounted to 74 percent in March-May.
Total employment increased by 500 from the previous survey period, reaching 398,500. The real-estate sector recorded a decrease in employment.
The number of unemployed stood at 7,200, up by 500 from February-April.