Thailand Unemployment Rate  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Thailand increased to 1.1 percent in August of 2017 from 0.9 percent in the same month a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons went up by 122.3 thousand from a year earlier to 425.2 thousand while the number of employed persons was down by 862 thousand to 37.599.7 thousand. In July 2017, the jobless rate came in at 1.2 percent. Unemployment Rate in Thailand averaged 1.45 percent from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.73 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 0.39 percent in November of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-28 01:10 AM Unemployment Rate 1.1% 1.32% 1.3%
2017-08-28 02:20 AM Unemployment Rate 1.2% 1.1% 1.2%
2017-09-28 03:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.1% 1.2% 1.2%
2017-10-30 03:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.1% 1.2%
2017-11-28 03:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.1%
2017-12-28 03:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.2%


Thailand Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 5.73 0.39 percent [+]
Employed Persons 37599.70 37977.30 39973.11 30376.71 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 425.20 476.30 1923.25 157.58 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 31277.00 37985.00 115636.00 12620.00 [+]
Wages 13619.97 13415.67 13963.14 6344.00 THB/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 12188.00 12721.60 12721.60 5516.00 THB/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 305.00 300.00 305.00 12.00 THB/Day [+]
Population 65.93 65.73 65.93 27.36 Million [+]
Labour Costs 99.99 97.15 110.42 90.23 Index Points [+]
Productivity 111.19 117.29 147.10 92.90 Index Points [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.20 3.50 5.80 2.50 percent [+]


Thailand Unemployment Rate

In Thailand, 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 - Thailand Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Thailand Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.20 5.73 0.39 2001 - 2017 percent Monthly




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