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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in China

China Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.3 % 2Q/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 decreased to 5.3 % in the third 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
5.3 2Q/22 16.09.2022
5.4 2Q/22 15.08.2022
5.5 2Q/22 15.07.2022
5.9 1Q/22 15.06.2022
6.1 1Q/22 16.05.2022
5.8 1Q/22 18.04.2022
5.5 1Q/22 15.03.2022
5.1 4Q/21 18.01.2022


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 2022 60 60
Wages 2021 1254.397 USD/Month 1143.349

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 2Q/22 22.6 % 22.8
Kyrgyzstan Jun/22 2.9 % 2.9
Mongolia 4Q/21 8.1 % 7.4
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 2Q/22 24 % 25
Tajikistan Dec/20 7.5 % 2.1
Cambodia 2021 0.61 % 0.33
China 2Q/22 5.3 % 5.4
Georgia 2021 20.6 % 18.5
India 2022 8.3 % 6.8
Israel Aug/22 3.4 % 3.4
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Aug/22 2.5 % 2.9
Taiwan Aug/22 3.67 % 3.68
Vietnam 1Q/22 2.46 % 3.56
Maldives 2021 6.1 % 6.3
Armenia 1Q/22 14.8 % 14.5
Hong Kong Aug/22 4.1 % 4.3
Indonesia 1Q/22 5.83 % 6.49
Japan Jul/22 2.6 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Jun/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Jul/22 4.1 % 3.7
Malaysia Jul/22 3.7 % 3.8
Philippines 2Q/22 5.2 % 6
Qatar 1Q/22 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 2Q/22 2.1 % 2.2
Sri Lanka 1Q/22 4.3 % 4.6
Thailand Jun/22 1.37 % 1.53
Oman 2021 3.1 % 2.9
Iran 2Q/22 9.2 % 9.4
Laos 2021 1.3 % 1
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 2Q/22 5.8 % 6
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2021 2.6 % 2.9
United Arab Emirates 2021 3.9 % 6.7
Yemen 2021 13.6 % 13.42
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2021 14.2 % 13.74
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2020 7.4 % 6.8
Mauritius 2Q/22 8.1 % 8.7