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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Vietnam

Vietnam Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 2.37 % 4Q/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.98 % 2Q/20
Employed Persons 53.15 Million Person 2Q/20
Unemployed Persons 1.1 Million Persons 4Q/19


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Vietnam - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Vietnam?

  • Unemployment Rate in Vietnam decreased to 2.37 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 4.5 % and minimum was 1.81 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by General Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.37 4Q/20 09.02.2021
2.73 2Q/20 21.07.2020
2.15 4Q/19 27.12.2019
2.17 3Q/19 29.10.2019
2.17 1Q/19 08.04.2019
2.19 4Q/18 22.01.2019
2.2 3Q/18 31.10.2018
2.01 4Q/17 19.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Vietnam by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Trần Đại Quang 02.04.2016 - 21.09.2018 2.0600 2.0100 2.1400 2.0100 -2.43%
Trương Tấn Sang 25.07.2011 - 02.04.2016 2.3000 2.0500 2.3000 1.6300 -10.87%
Nguyễn Minh Triết 27.06.2006 - 25.07.2011 2.3000 2.9000 2.9000 2.0000 26.09%
Trần Đức Lương 24.09.1997 - 26.06.2006 4.5000 2.5000 4.5000 2.1000 -44.44%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Vietnam - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Vietnam?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Vietnam decreased to 6.98 % in the second quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 7.86 % and minimum was 5.09 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by General Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
6.98 2Q/20 21.07.2020
6.31 4Q/19 27.12.2019
6.53 3Q/19 29.10.2019
6.27 1Q/19 08.04.2019
7.29 3Q/18 31.10.2018
7.3 4Q/17 19.06.2018
7.8 3Q/17 26.01.2018
7.29 1Q/17 11.08.2017


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Vietnam by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Trần Đại Quang 02.04.2016 - 21.09.2018 7.1000 7.3000 7.8600 7.1000 2.82%
Trương Tấn Sang 25.07.2011 - 02.04.2016 5.1700 6.6300 7.3000 5.1700 28.24%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Million Person)

Employed Persons
                     Vietnam - Historical Data (Million Person)

How many employed persons are in Vietnam?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Vietnam decreased to 53.15 Million Person in the second quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 55.33 Million Person and minimum was 23.5 Million Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by General Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Million Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
53.15 2Q/20 21.07.2020
55.03 4Q/19 27.12.2019
54.56 3Q/19 29.10.2019
54 2Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Million Person)

Employed Persons in Vietnam by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Million Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Vietnam - Historical Data (Million Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Vietnam?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Vietnam remained unchanged at 1.1 Million Persons in the forth quarter of 2019. The maximum rate was 2.3 Million Persons and minimum was 0.8 Million Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by General Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Million Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.1 4Q/19 12.09.2020
1.1 4Q/18 29.10.2019
1.1 2Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Million Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Vietnam by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Vietnam

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 60 60
Wages 2Q/20 274.754 USD/Month 311.981
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/19 76.6 % 76.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 204.676 USD/Month 202.161

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