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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Vietnam

Vietnam Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 2.46 % 1Q/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.78 % 4Q/21
Employed Persons 53.37 Million Person 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 1.2 Million Persons 4Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Vietnam - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Vietnam?

  • Unemployment Rate in Vietnam decreased to 2.46 % in the first quarter of 2022. 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
2.46 1Q/22 19.04.2022
3.72 3Q/21 29.09.2021
2.62 2Q/21 20.07.2021
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


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 8.78 % in the forth quarter of 2021. 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
8.78 4Q/21 23.02.2022
7.47 2Q/21 20.07.2021
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


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 increased to 53.37 Million Person in the forth 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
53.37 4Q/20 04.09.2021
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 increased to 1.2 Million Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
1.2 4Q/20 04.09.2021
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 1Q/22 275.89 USD/Month 232.782
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/21 67.7 % 65.6
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/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