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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Taiwan

Taiwan Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.42 % Aug/23
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.47 % Aug/23
Employed Persons 11547 Thousand Person | 11.547 Million Person Aug/23
Unemployed Persons 409 Thousand Persons | 0.409 Million Persons Aug/23


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Taiwan - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Taiwan?

  • Unemployment Rate in Taiwan decreased to 3.42 % in August 2023. The maximum rate was 6.02 % and minimum was 1.04 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.42 Aug/23 22.09.2023
3.43 Jul/23 22.08.2023
3.45 Jun/23 24.07.2023
3.5 May/23 27.06.2023
3.56 Apr/23 22.05.2023
3.59 Mar/23 24.04.2023
3.58 Feb/23 24.03.2023
3.6 Jan/23 22.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Taiwan by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Tsai Ing-wen 26.05.2016 - 3.9600 3.6900 3.9600 3.6700 -6.82%
Ma Ying-jeou 20.05.2008 - 26.05.2016 3.9300 3.9700 6.0200 3.7400 1.02%
Chen Shui-bian 20.05.2000 - 20.05.2008 2.9200 3.8800 5.3300 2.8900 32.88%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Taiwan - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Taiwan?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Taiwan increased to 12.47 % in August 2023. The maximum rate was 16.28 % and minimum was 2.42 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
12.47 Aug/23 22.09.2023
12.44 Jul/23 22.08.2023
12.03 Jun/23 24.07.2023
11.52 May/23 27.06.2023
11.75 Apr/23 24.05.2023
11.8 Mar/23 28.04.2023
11.39 Jan/23 22.02.2023
11.63 Dec/22 15.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Taiwan by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Tsai Ing-wen 26.05.2016 - 11.4200 11.7500 13.1800 11.4200 2.89%
Ma Ying-jeou 20.05.2008 - 26.05.2016 10.5300 12.2700 16.2800 10.5300 16.52%
Chen Shui-bian 20.05.2000 - 20.05.2008 6.0900 10.8500 12.7800 6.0900 78.16%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Taiwan - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Taiwan?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Taiwan decreased to 11547 Thousand Person (11.547 Million Person) in August 2023. The maximum rate was 11534 Thousand Person and minimum was 6068 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
11547 Aug/23 22.09.2023
11550 Jul/23 22.08.2023
11539 Jun/23 24.07.2023
11529 May/23 27.06.2023
11515 Apr/23 22.05.2023
11493 Mar/23 24.04.2023
11485 Feb/23 24.03.2023
11471 Jan/23 22.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Taiwan by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Taiwan - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Taiwan?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Taiwan decreased to 409 Thousand Persons (0.409 Million Persons) in August 2023. The maximum rate was 659 Thousand Persons and minimum was 71 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
409 Aug/23 22.09.2023
411 Jul/23 22.08.2023
413 Jun/23 24.07.2023
418 May/23 27.06.2023
424 Apr/23 22.05.2023
428 Mar/23 24.04.2023
420 Feb/23 24.03.2023
416 Jan/23 22.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Taiwan by prime ministers

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

Other labor indicators in Taiwan

Index Updated Actual Previous
Wages Jul/23 1846.444 USD/Month 1678.546
Labor Force Participation Rate Aug/23 59.21 % 59.23

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2022 4.7 % 5.1
Jordan 2Q/23 22.3 % 21.9
Kyrgyzstan Jul/23 2.7 % 2.8
Mongolia 2Q/23 5.8 % 6.6
Nepal 2021 5.1 % 4.7
Palestine 2Q/23 24.7 % 25.2
Tajikistan Dec/22 7.8 % 7.7
Cambodia 20 0.22 % 0.23
China 2Q/23 5.2 % 5.3
Georgia 2023 16.7 % 18
India 2023 7.1 % 8.1
Israel Aug/23 3.1 % 3.4
Pakistan 2021 6.3 % 6.9
South Korea Aug/23 2.4 % 2.8
Taiwan Aug/23 3.42 % 3.43
Vietnam 2Q/23 2.3 % 2.25
Maldives 2022 4.9 % 6.1
Armenia 2Q/23 11.7 % 13.7
Hong Kong Aug/23 2.8 % 2.8
Indonesia 1Q/23 5.45 % 5.86
Japan Aug/23 2.7 % 2.7
Kazakhstan Jun/23 4.7 % 4.8
Lebanon 2022 12.6 % 12.5
Macau Aug/23 2.5 % 2.6
Malaysia Aug/23 3.4 % 3.4
Philippines 2Q/23 4.4 % 4.8
Qatar 1Q/23 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 2Q/23 1.9 % 1.8
Sri Lanka 2Q/23 5.2 % 4.7
Thailand Jun/23 1.06 % 1.05
Oman 2022 2.3 % 2.5
Iran 1Q/23 9.7 % 8.2
Laos 2022 2.6 % 3.6
Azerbaijan 2022 5.5 % 6
Kuwait 2022 2.5 % 2.8
Saudi Arabia 2Q/23 4.9 % 5.1
Bahrain 2022 5.5 % 6.6
North Korea 2022 3 % 3.2
United Arab Emirates 2022 2.75 % 3.11
Yemen 2022 13.59 % 13.89
Turkmenistan 2021 5.1 % 5
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2022 15.55 % 16.17
Syria 2022 9.6 % 9.8
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.7
Bhutan 2022 5.9 % 4.8
Brunei 2022 7.2 % 7.4
Mauritius 2Q/23 6.4 % 6.7