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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in China

China Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 6.1 % 1Q/22
Employed Persons 74652 Tens of Thousands Pe | 746.52 Million Person 2021
Unemployed Persons 1102 Tens of Thousands Pe | 11.02 Million Persons 1Q/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     China - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in China?

  • Unemployment Rate in China increased to 6.1 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 6.2 % and minimum was 3.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
6.1 1Q/22 16.05.2022
5.8 1Q/22 18.04.2022
5.5 0Q/22 15.03.2022
5.1 4Q/21 18.01.2022
4.9 3Q/21 18.10.2021
5.1 2Q/21 15.09.2021
5.1 2Q/21 16.08.2021
5 2Q/21 15.07.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in China by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Xi Jinping 14.03.2013 - 3.9500 3.8900 3.9500 3.8900 -1.52%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Tens of Thousands Pe)

Employed Persons
                     China - Historical Data (Tens of Thousands Pe)

How many employed persons are in China?

  • Number of Employed Persons in China decreased to 74652 Tens of Thousands Pe (746.52 Million Person) in 2021. The maximum rate was 78657 Tens of Thousands Pe and minimum was 20729 Tens of Thousands Pe.
  • Data published Yearly by Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

Historical Data (Tens of Thousands Pe) by years

Data
Period
Date
74652 2021 05.03.2022
78657 2020 06.03.2021
77471 2019 18.01.2020
77586 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Tens of Thousands Pe)

Employed Persons in China by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Tens of Thousands Pe)

Unemployed Persons
                     China - Historical Data (Tens of Thousands Pe)

How many Unemployed Persons are in China?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in China increased to 1102 Tens of Thousands Pe (11.02 Million Persons) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 1186 Tens of Thousands Pe and minimum was 810 Tens of Thousands Pe.
  • Data published Quarterly by Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

Historical Data (Tens of Thousands Pe) by years

Data
Period
Date
1102 1Q/22 21.05.2022
1016 3Q/21 18.01.2022
1042 2Q/21 31.07.2021
1060 1Q/21 05.06.2021
1186 4Q/20 30.01.2021
1126 3Q/20 18.01.2021
1005 2Q/20 15.08.2020
945 4Q/19 16.05.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Tens of Thousands Pe)

Unemployed Persons in China by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in China

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 60 60
Wages 2020 1213.5 USD/Month 1127.789

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/21 23.3 % 23.2
Kyrgyzstan Feb/22 2.9 % 2.9
Mongolia 4Q/21 8.1 % 7.4
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 1Q/22 25 % 24
Tajikistan Dec/20 7.5 % 2.1
Cambodia 2020 0.31 % 2.4
China 1Q/22 6.1 % 5.8
Georgia 2021 20.6 % 18.5
India 2022 7.8 % 7.6
Israel Mar/22 3.8 % 3.9
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Apr/22 2.7 % 2.7
Taiwan Mar/22 3.7 % 3.67
Vietnam 1Q/22 2.46 % 3.56
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/21 14.5 % 15
Hong Kong Apr/22 5.4 % 5
Indonesia 1Q/22 5.83 % 6.49
Japan Mar/22 2.6 % 2.7
Kazakhstan Mar/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Mar/22 3.5 % 3.3
Malaysia Mar/22 4.1 % 4.1
Philippines 1Q/22 5.8 % 6.4
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 1Q/22 2.2 % 2.4
Sri Lanka 4Q/21 4.6 % 5.2
Thailand Dec/21 1.64 % 2.25
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
Iran 4Q/21 8.9 % 9.6
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 4Q/21 6.9 % 6.6
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2020 4.7 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2020 8.4 % 6.8
Mauritius 4Q/21 8.1 % 9.5