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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Thailand

Thailand Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 1.5 % Dec/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 8 % Aug/20
Employed Persons 38762 Thousand Person | 38.762 Million Person Dec/20
Unemployed Persons 590 Thousand Persons | 0.59 Million Persons Dec/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Thailand - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Thailand?

  • Unemployment Rate in Thailand decreased to 1.5 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 5.73 % and minimum was 0.39 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.5 Dec/20 29.01.2021
2 Nov/20 02.01.2021
2.09 Oct/20 05.12.2020
1.9 Aug/20 16.09.2020
1 Mar/20 24.04.2020
1.1 Feb/20 26.03.2020
1.1 Jan/20 09.03.2020
1 Dec/19 06.02.2020


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 38762 Thousand Person (38.762 Million Person) in December 2020. The maximum rate was 39973 Thousand Person and minimum was 30377 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
38762 Dec/20 29.01.2021
38269 Nov/20 02.01.2021
37899 Oct/20 05.12.2020
38049 Aug/20 16.09.2020
37332 Mar/20 24.04.2020
37629 Feb/20 26.03.2020
37184 Jan/20 09.03.2020
37666 Dec/19 06.02.2020


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 590 Thousand Persons (0.59 Million Persons) in December 2020. The maximum rate was 1923 Thousand Persons and minimum was 158 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
590 Dec/20 29.01.2021
784 Nov/20 02.01.2021
810 Oct/20 05.12.2020
724 Aug/20 16.09.2020
439 Mar/20 24.04.2020
420 Feb/20 26.03.2020
406 Jan/20 09.03.2020
367 Dec/19 06.02.2020


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/20 468.438 USD/Month 470.04
Job Vacancies Feb/21 38.797 K 29.175

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