The number of unemployed persons in China decreased to 974 Tens of Thousands in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 975 Tens of Thousands in the third quarter of 2018. Unemployed Persons in China averaged 905.82 Tens of Thousands from 2004 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 983 Tens of Thousands in the third quarter of 2016 and a record low of 810 Tens of Thousands in the first quarter of 2004.

Unemployed Persons in China is expected to be 974.00 Tens of Thousands by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in China to stand at 960.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 969.09 Tens of Thousands in 2020, according to our econometric models.

China Unemployed Persons
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China Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.67 3.80 4.30 3.67 percent [+]
Employed Persons 77586.00 77640.00 77640.00 20729.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Unemployed Persons 974.00 975.00 983.00 810.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Labour Costs 104.30 104.80 110.40 103.30 Index Points [+]
Wages 82461.00 76121.00 82461.00 445.00 CNY/Year [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 72088.00 64452.00 72088.00 597.00 CNY/Year [+]
Minimum Wages 2480.00 2420.00 2480.00 690.00 CNY/Month [+]
Population 1395.38 1390.08 1395.38 551.96 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]

China Unemployed Persons

In China, registered unemployed persons in urban areas refer to the persons who are registered as permanent residents in the urban areas engaged in non-agricultural activities, aged within the range of working age (aged 16 and over), capable to labor, unemployed but desirous to be employed and have been registered at the local employment service agencies to apply for a job. Registered unemployment rate in urban areas refers to the ratio of the number of the registered unemployed persons to the sum of the number of employed persons and the registered unemployed persons. This page provides - China Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
974.00 975.00 983.00 810.00 2004 - 2018 Tens of Thousands Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 1338.00 Mar/19
Australia 711.49 Jun/19
Brazil 12.98 May/19
Canada 1114.40 Jun/19
China 974.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 12263.00 May/19
France 3376.50 May/19
Germany 2216.24 Jun/19
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2579.60 May/19
Japan 1620.00 May/19
Mexico 1886205.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 313.00 Jun/19
Russia 3.30 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 970229.00 Dec/18
Singapore 100.20 Dec/18
South Africa 6200.00 Mar/19
South Korea 1127.00 Jun/19
Spain 3136.34 Jun/19
Switzerland 97222.00 Jun/19
Turkey 4202.00 Apr/19
United Kingdom 1142.10 Jun/19
United States 5975.00 Jun/19