Taiwan Unemployment Rate  1978-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Taiwan fell to 3.71 percent in September 2017 from 3.91 percent a year earlier. It is the lowest unemployment rate since February 2006 as the number of employed increased by 85 thousand to 11.366 million and the number of unemployed declined by 22 thousand to 437 thousand. The male unemployment rate decreased to 3.93 percent from 4.01 percent and for females it dropped to 3.42 percent from 3.44 percent. Meanwhile, the labour force participation rose to 58.82 percent from 58.75 percent in the previous year. 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
2017-08-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.78% 3.78% 3.9%
2017-09-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.76% 3.78% 3.87%
2017-10-23 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.71% 3.76% 3.85%
2017-11-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.71% 3.89%
2017-12-22 12:30 AM Unemployment Rate 3.91%


Taiwan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.71 3.76 6.02 1.04 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11366.00 11358.00 11366.00 6068.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 437.00 443.00 659.00 71.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.82 58.83 61.21 57.06 percent [+]
Labour Costs 96.74 114.42 289.35 64.98 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.01 109.32 116.43 20.29 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 21009.00 20008.00 21009.00 2400.00 TWD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 45705.00 52262.00 91089.00 1788.00 TWD/Month [+]
Population 23.53 23.49 23.53 15.93 Million [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.18 12.96 16.28 2.42 percent [+]
Wages 46368.00 48429.00 93144.00 7902.00 TWD/Month [+]


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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.71 3.76 6.02 1.04 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly




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