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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Thailand

Thailand Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 1.53 % Mar/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 8 % Aug/20
Employed Persons 37899 Thousand Person | 37.899 Million Person Dec/21
Unemployed Persons 610 Thousand Persons | 0.61 Million Persons Mar/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Thailand - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Thailand?

  • Unemployment Rate in Thailand decreased to 1.53 % in March 2022. The maximum rate was 7.75 % and minimum was 0.47 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.53 Mar/22 23.05.2022
1.64 Dec/21 28.02.2022
2.25 Sep/21 18.01.2022
1.9 Jun/21 23.08.2021
1.96 Mar/21 16.07.2021
1.5 Dec/20 29.01.2021
2 Nov/20 02.01.2021
2.09 Oct/20 05.12.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Thailand by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Prayut Chan-o-cha 22.05.2014 - 0.9400 1.1000 1.3000 0.5500 17.02%
Yingluck Shinawatra 05.08.2011 - 07.05.2014 0.7000 0.9000 0.9700 0.3900 28.57%
Abhisit Vejjajiva 15.12.2008 - 05.08.2011 1.4000 0.5000 2.3600 0.4000 -64.29%
Surayud Chulanont 01.10.2006 - 29.01.2008 1.6700 0.8500 1.7300 0.8500 -49.10%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Thailand - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Thailand?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Thailand decreased to 8 % in August 2020. The maximum rate was 9.8 % and minimum was 2.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
8 Aug/20 16.09.2020
5.4 Feb/20 26.03.2020
5.4 Jan/20 09.03.2020
5.2 Dec/19 06.02.2020
5.4 Nov/19 10.12.2019
5.3 Oct/19 04.11.2019
6.5 Sep/19 29.10.2019
6.7 Apr/19 23.05.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Thailand by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Prayut Chan-o-cha 22.05.2014 - 5.8000 5.2000 5.8000 2.5000 -10.34%
Yingluck Shinawatra 05.08.2011 - 07.05.2014 4.1000 4.4000 4.9000 3.8000 7.32%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Thailand - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Thailand?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Thailand increased to 37899 Thousand Person (37.899 Million Person) in December 2021. The maximum rate was 39587 Thousand Person and minimum was 28418 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
37899 Dec/21 05.03.2022
37706 Sep/21 18.01.2022
37822 Jun/21 04.09.2021
37581 Mar/21 16.07.2021
38762 Dec/20 29.01.2021
38269 Nov/20 02.01.2021
37899 Oct/20 05.12.2020
38049 Aug/20 16.09.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Thailand 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
                     Thailand - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Thailand?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Thailand decreased to 610 Thousand Persons (0.61 Million Persons) in March 2022. The maximum rate was 1744 Thousand Persons and minimum was 188 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
610 Mar/22 23.05.2022
632 Dec/21 05.03.2022
871 Sep/21 18.01.2022
732 Jun/21 04.09.2021
758 Mar/21 16.07.2021
590 Dec/20 29.01.2021
784 Nov/20 02.01.2021
810 Oct/20 05.12.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Thailand by prime ministers

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

Other labor indicators in Thailand

Index Updated Actual Previous
Wages 4Q/21 436.266 USD/Month 429.353
Job Vacancies Mar/22 56.537 K 43.652

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/21 23.3 % 23.2
Kyrgyzstan Mar/22 3 % 2.9
Mongolia 4Q/21 8.1 % 7.4
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 1Q/22 25 % 24
Tajikistan Dec/20 7.5 % 2.1
Cambodia 2020 0.31 % 2.4
China 1Q/22 6.1 % 5.8
Georgia 2021 20.6 % 18.5
India 2022 7.8 % 7.6
Israel Apr/22 3.5 % 3.8
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Apr/22 2.7 % 2.7
Taiwan Apr/22 3.68 % 3.7
Vietnam 1Q/22 2.46 % 3.56
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/21 14.5 % 15
Hong Kong Apr/22 5.4 % 5
Indonesia 1Q/22 5.83 % 6.49
Japan Mar/22 2.6 % 2.7
Kazakhstan Mar/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Apr/22 3.5 % 3.5
Malaysia Mar/22 4.1 % 4.1
Philippines 1Q/22 5.8 % 6.4
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 1Q/22 2.2 % 2.4
Sri Lanka 4Q/21 4.6 % 5.2
Thailand Mar/22 1.53 % 1.64
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
Iran 4Q/21 8.9 % 9.6
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 4Q/21 6.9 % 6.6
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2020 4.7 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2020 8.4 % 6.8
Mauritius 4Q/21 8.1 % 9.5