Vietnam Unemployment Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Vietnam decreased to 2.09 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 2.11 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Unemployment Rate in Vietnam averaged 2.30 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 1998 and a record low of 1.63 percent in the second quarter of 2014.

Vietnam Unemployment Rate
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Vietnam Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.09 2.11 4.50 1.63 percent [+]
Employed Persons 53.36 53.40 53.50 23.50 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 1.14 1.15 2.30 0.80 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 3750.00 3500.00 3750.00 1000.00 VND Thousand/Month [+]
Population 92.70 91.70 92.70 34.74 Million [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Women 55.00 55.00 55.00 55.00 [+]
Wages 5507.00 5080.00 5507.00 1399.00 VND Thousand/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 11409900.00 12286900.00 12286900.00 10241600.00 VND/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 5428.00 5052.00 5428.00 2871.00 VND Thousand/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 4851300.00 5498500.00 7386200.00 4851300.00 VND/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.29 7.28 7.86 5.17 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 76.60 76.80 77.50 76.60 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 7475300.00 7475300.00 7475300.00 7475300.00 VND/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 4131400.00 4131400.00 4131400.00 4131400.00 VND/Month [+]


Vietnam Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.09 2.11 4.50 1.63 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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