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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Taiwan

Taiwan Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.73 % Feb/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.9 % Feb/21
Employed Persons 11521 Thousand Person | 11.521 Million Person Feb/21
Unemployed Persons 446 Thousand Persons | 0.446 Million Persons Feb/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Taiwan - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Taiwan?

  • Unemployment Rate in Taiwan decreased to 3.73 % in February 2021. The maximum rate was 6.02 % and minimum was 1.04 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.73 Feb/21 22.03.2021
3.75 Jan/21 25.02.2021
3.76 Dec/20 22.01.2021
3.77 Nov/20 24.12.2020
3.77 Oct/20 23.11.2020
3.78 Sep/20 22.10.2020
3.83 Aug/20 22.09.2020
3.9 Jul/20 24.08.2020


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 decreased to 11.9 % in February 2021. The maximum rate was 16.28 % and minimum was 2.42 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.9 Feb/21 16.04.2021
11.96 Jan/21 28.02.2021
12.39 Oct/20 23.11.2020
12.38 Sep/20 25.10.2020
12.01 Jun/20 22.07.2020
11.6 Apr/20 22.05.2020
11.62 Mar/20 22.04.2020
12.11 Dec/19 27.01.2020


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 11521 Thousand Person (11.521 Million Person) in February 2021. The maximum rate was 11532 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
11521 Feb/21 22.03.2021
11527 Jan/21 25.02.2021
11510 Dec/20 22.01.2021
11508 Nov/20 24.12.2020
11506 Oct/20 23.11.2020
11506 Sep/20 22.10.2020
11494 Aug/20 22.09.2020
11495 Jul/20 24.08.2020


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 increased to 446 Thousand Persons (0.446 Million Persons) in February 2021. 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
446 Feb/21 22.03.2021
438 Jan/21 25.02.2021
450 Dec/20 22.01.2021
451 Nov/20 24.12.2020
451 Oct/20 23.11.2020
452 Sep/20 22.10.2020
458 Aug/20 22.09.2020
467 Jul/20 24.08.2020


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 Feb/21 2833.228 USD/Month 2669.696
Labor Force Participation Rate Feb/21 59.14 % 59.14

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 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 1Q/21 5.3 % 5.5
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 6.9
Israel Feb/21 5.1 % 4.6
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Mar/21 3.9 % 4
Taiwan Feb/21 3.73 % 3.75
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/20 16 % 18.1
Hong Kong Feb/21 7.2 % 7
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Feb/21 2.9 % 2.9
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Feb/21 2.9 % 2.7
Malaysia Feb/21 4.8 % 4.9
Philippines 1Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.3 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 3Q/20 5.8 % 5.4
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 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 4Q/20 10.4 % 10.6