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TABLE-S.Korea Sept unemployment rate unchanged vs Aug

SEOUL, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Following are details of SouthKorea's employment data for September, released by StatisticsKorea on Wednesday (not seasonally adjusted unless stated,number of people in 1,000's, rates in percent, changes over ayear earlier):

SEPT CHG AUG CHGPopulation aged 15 or above 41,696 556 41,664 546Labour force 25,755 679 25,623 366Employed 25,003 685 24,859 364Regular employees 11,291 527 11,203 494Self-employed workers 5,803 111 5,803 123Unemployed 752 -6 764 2Unemployment rate 2.9 ~ 3.0 ~

(Seasonally adjusted rate) 3.1 ~ 3.1 ~

~ Not applicableNOTE:

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- The number of employed people rose in September by themost since March 2002 over a year earlier, government datashows.

(Reporting By Se Young Lee; Editing by Choonsik Yoo)

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Keywords: KOREA ECONOMY/EMPLOYMENT