Thailand Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.75%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2018 was 0.77%, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2017 was 0.83%, a 0.14% increase from 2016.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2016 was 0.69%, a 0.09% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Thailand Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 0.75% -0.01%
2018 0.77% -0.06%
2017 0.83% 0.14%
2016 0.69% 0.09%
2015 0.60% 0.02%
2014 0.58% 0.09%
2013 0.49% -0.09%
2012 0.58% -0.08%
2011 0.66% 0.04%
2010 0.62% -0.31%
2009 0.94% -0.24%
2008 1.18% 0.00%
2007 1.18% -0.04%
2006 1.22% -0.13%
2005 1.35% -0.16%
2004 1.51% -0.03%
2003 1.54% -0.28%
2002 1.82% -0.78%
2001 2.60% 0.21%
2000 2.39% -0.58%
1999 2.97% -0.44%
1998 3.40% 2.53%
1997 0.87% -0.20%
1996 1.07% -0.03%
1995 1.10% -0.25%
1994 1.35% -0.14%
1993 1.49% 0.14%
1992 1.35% -1.28%
1991 2.63% -1.28%