Labor Market and Participation

Labor Force Indicators, FY1994 - FY2010

wdt_ID FSM 1994 2000 2010
1 Total person employed 21,756 29,175 31,789
2 Number of persons employed, males 15,265 16,957 18,647
4 Number of persons employed, females 6,491 12,218 13,142
5 Number of persons employed, urban 1 7,703 10,368 12,820
6 Number of persons employed, rural 2 14,053 18,807 18,969
7 Number of persons employed, private 0 0 0
8 Number of persons employed, public 0 0 0
9 Total person unemployed 4,216 8,239 6,130
10 Number Unemployed, males 1,833 4,419 3,429
11 Number Unemployed, females 2,383 3,820 2,701

Source: 1994, 2000 & 2010 FSM Censuses

Employment by Institution, FY2008 - FY2018

wdt_ID FSM 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
1 Private Sector 6,516 6,677 7,217 7,510 7,300 7,059 6,717 6,775 6,926 7,071 7,282
2 Public Enterprise 681 692 706 698 700 725 755 791 860 869 854
3 Financial Institutions 223 222 242 253 251 240 250 258 266 271 266
4 National Government 881 896 943 944 944 847 725 719 717 761 845
5 State Government 4,934 4,793 4,844 4,823 4,799 4,884 4,874 4,790 4,738 4,774 4,740
6 Municipalities 376 379 396 382 366 359 370 353 381 357 360
7 Government Agencies 961 905 864 877 854 96 4 753 786 795 795
8 NGO's and Non-Profits 546 544 564 561 556 558 552 556 566 635 645
9 Households 11 29 24 26 19 26 44 60 72 75 48
10 Foreign Embassies 36 37 44 74 85 95 101 103 56 172 137

Average Nominal Wage Rates by Institution, FY2008 - FY2018

wdt_ID FSM FY 08 FY 09 FY 10 FY 11 FY 12 FY 13 FY 14 FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18
1 Private Sector 4,219 4,360 4,529 4,732 4,895 4,832 4,688 4,800 4,889 4,956 4,833
2 Public Enterprise 12,698 12,439 12,721 13,189 13,040 13,184 13,140 13,647 13,100 13,345 14,255
3 Financial Institutions 14,635 14,588 14,970 14,624 14,742 15,142 14,714 14,735 14,424 15,054 16,074
4 National Government 13,422 14,987 15,783 15,955 15,583 16,878 18,302 18,718 18,696 18,135 17,797
5 State Government 8,329 8,829 9,152 9,032 9,341 9,279 9,427 9,786 9,605 9,901 10,100
6 Municipalities 4,584 4,614 4,609 4,698 4,879 4,881 4,797 5,177 4,879 5,354 5,178
7 Government Agencies 11,994 12,574 12,606 11,874 12,760 13,211 13,623 14,010 14,155 14,214 14,622
8 Non-Profits 5,543 5,717 5,955 6,133 6,391 6,641 7,076 7,176 7,254 7,515 7,902
10 Foreign Embassies 12,587 13,346 13,915 11,900 11,821 11,651 12,190 13,420 11,184 11,591 12,750
11 Total 7,193 7,483 7,654 7,663 7,905 7,965 8,056 8,288 8,218 8,389 8,485