Thailand Unemployment Rate  2001-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Thailand rose to 1.3 percent in February of 2018 from 1.1 percent in the same month a year earlier. The number of unemployed went up by 61 thousand from the prior year to 491 thousand while the number of employed declined by 83 thousand to 37.6 million. In January 2018, the jobless rate also stood at 1.3 percent. Unemployment Rate in Thailand averaged 1.45 percent from 2001 until 2018, 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
2018-01-29 01:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.0% 1.1% 1.2%
2018-02-28 03:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.3% 1.0% 1.1%
2018-03-28 01:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.3% 1.3% 1.2%
2018-04-30 01:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.3% 1.2%
2018-05-30 05:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.2%
2018-06-28 03:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.3%


Thailand Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 1.30 1.30 5.73 0.39 percent [+]
Employed Persons 37601.40 37073.40 39973.11 30376.71 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 490.80 474.60 1923.25 157.58 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 31193.00 43849.00 115636.00 12620.00 [+]
Wages 13971.36 13877.70 13971.36 6344.00 THB/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 12593.68 12745.00 12745.00 5516.00 THB/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 305.00 300.00 305.00 12.00 THB/Day [+]
Population 66.19 65.93 66.19 27.36 Million [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.20 3.50 5.80 2.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 98.42 99.99 110.42 90.23 Index Points [+]
Productivity 119.18 110.25 147.10 92.90 Index Points [+]


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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 1.30 5.73 0.39 2001 - 2018 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.74 Mar/18
Brazil 12.60 Feb/18
Italy 10.90 Feb/18
Turkey 10.80 Jan/18
France 8.90 Dec/17
Euro Area 8.50 Feb/18
Canada 5.80 Mar/18
Australia 5.50 Mar/18
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Russia 5.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 4.20 Feb/18
United States 4.10 Mar/18
South Korea 4.00 Mar/18
China 3.90 Dec/17
Netherlands 3.90 Mar/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.50 Feb/18
Mexico 2.90 Mar/18
Switzerland 2.90 Mar/18
Japan 2.50 Feb/18


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