Taiwan Unemployment Rate  1978-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Taiwan fell to 3.70 percent in December of 2017 from 3.83 percent a year earlier. The number of unemployed went down by 13 thousand to 437 thousand while the number of employed rose by 90 thousand to 11.393 million people. By genders, the jobless rate for males was recorded at 3.92 percent while it was 3.42 percent for females in December of 2017. Meantime, the labour force participation increased to 58.89 percent in December from 58.76 percent in the same month a year earlier. Unemployment Rate in Taiwan averaged 3.04 percent from 1978 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6.02 percent in July of 2009 and a record low of 1.04 percent in February of 1979.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.69% 3.71% 3.89%
2017-12-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.69% 3.69% 3.51%
2018-01-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.7% 3.69% 3.7%
2018-02-26 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.7% 3.7%
2018-03-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.7%
2018-04-23 12:30 AM Unemployment Rate 3.7%


Taiwan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.69 6.02 1.04 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11393.00 11393.00 11393.00 6068.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 437.00 437.00 659.00 71.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.89 58.88 61.21 57.06 percent [+]
Labour Costs 97.83 94.97 289.35 64.98 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.43 116.42 116.43 20.29 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 22000.00 21009.00 22000.00 2400.00 TWD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 44637.00 43350.00 91089.00 1788.00 TWD/Month [+]
Population 23.53 23.49 23.53 15.93 Million [+]
Wages 45133.00 44517.00 93144.00 7902.00 TWD/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.78 12.00 16.28 2.42 percent [+]


Taiwan Unemployment Rate

In Taiwan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Taiwan Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.70 3.69 6.02 1.04 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.55 Dec/17
Brazil 11.80 Dec/17
Italy 10.80 Dec/17
Turkey 10.30 Nov/17
France 8.90 Dec/17
Euro Area 8.70 Dec/17
Canada 5.90 Jan/18
Australia 5.50 Jan/18
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Russia 5.20 Jan/18
United Kingdom 4.40 Dec/17
Netherlands 4.20 Jan/18
United States 4.10 Jan/18
China 3.90 Dec/17
Germany 3.60 Dec/17
South Korea 3.60 Jan/18
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.30 Jan/18
Mexico 3.10 Dec/17
Japan 2.80 Dec/17


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