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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in China

China Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.2 % 4Q/20
Employed Persons 78657 Tens of Thousands Pe | 786.57 Million Person 2020
Unemployed Persons 1186 Tens of Thousands Pe | 11.86 Million Persons 4Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     China - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in China?

  • Unemployment Rate in China remained unchanged at 5.2 % in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
5.2 4Q/20 18.01.2021
5.2 3Q/20 15.12.2020
5.3 3Q/20 16.11.2020
5.4 3Q/20 19.10.2020
5.6 2Q/20 15.09.2020
5.7 2Q/20 14.08.2020
5.7 2Q/20 16.07.2020
5.9 1Q/20 15.06.2020


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 increased to 78657 Tens of Thousands Pe (786.57 Million Person) in 2020. 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
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 1186 Tens of Thousands Pe (11.86 Million Persons) in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
1186 4Q/20 30.01.2021
1126 3Q/20 18.01.2021
1005 2Q/20 15.08.2020
945 4Q/19 16.05.2020
948 3Q/19 21.12.2019
947 2Q/19 29.10.2019
974 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 2019 1192.477 USD/Month 1082.16

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/20 24.7 % 23.9
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2017 3.2 % 3.4
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 4Q/20 5.2 % 5.2
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 9.1
Israel Jan/21 4.5 % 4.7
Pakistan 2019 4.1 % 5.5
South Korea Jan/21 5.4 % 4.6
Taiwan Jan/21 3.75 % 3.76
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 3Q/20 18.1 % 17.5
Hong Kong Jan/21 7 % 6.6
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Jan/21 2.9 % 3
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2019 6.2 % 6.2
Macau Jan/21 2.7 % 2.7
Malaysia Jan/21 4.9 % 4.8
Philippines 1Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 1Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.2 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 2Q/20 5.4 % 5.7
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2019 3.1 % 3.1
Iran 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.8
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 3Q/20 8.5 % 9
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2019 2.64 % 2.57
Yemen 2019 12.8 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2019 7.9 % 7.9
Syria 2019 8.4 % 8.3
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2018 3.4 % 2.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 3Q/20 10.9 % 12.2