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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in China

China Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5 % 1Q/21
Employed Persons 78657 Tens of Thousands Pe | 786.57 Million Person 2020
Unemployed Persons 1060 Tens of Thousands Pe | 10.6 Million Persons 1Q/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     China - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in China?

  • Unemployment Rate in China decreased to 5 % in the second quarter of 2021. 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 1Q/21 16.06.2021
5.1 1Q/21 17.05.2021
5.3 1Q/21 16.04.2021
5.5 0Q/21 15.03.2021
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


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 decreased to 1060 Tens of Thousands Pe (10.6 Million Persons) in the first quarter of 2021. 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
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
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 1205.998 USD/Month 1094.429

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/20 24.7 % 23.9
Kyrgyzstan Mar/21 3.1 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 1Q/21 27.8 % 23.4
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 1Q/21 5 % 5.1
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 6.9
Israel Apr/21 5.4 % 5.4
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea May/21 3.8 % 3.7
Taiwan Apr/21 3.71 % 3.72
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/20 16 % 18.1
Hong Kong May/21 6 % 6.4
Indonesia 1Q/21 6.26 % 7.07
Japan Apr/21 2.8 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Mar/21 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Apr/21 3 % 2.9
Malaysia Apr/21 4.6 % 4.7
Philippines 2Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 1Q/21 2.9 % 3.3
Sri Lanka 4Q/20 5.2 % 5.8
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
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 4Q/20 7.4 % 8.5
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2019 2.7 % 3.4
Brunei 2019 6.8 % 8.7
Mauritius 4Q/20 10.4 % 10.6