Thailand Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.87%, a 0.18% decline from 2018.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.05%, a 0.37% decline from 2017.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.41%, a 0.65% increase from 2016.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.76%, a 0.62% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
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Thailand 3.87%
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Thailand Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 3.87% -0.18%
2018 4.05% -0.37%
2017 4.41% 0.65%
2016 3.76% 0.62%
2015 3.15% -0.04%
2014 3.19% 0.69%
2013 2.51% -0.35%
2012 2.85% -0.18%
2011 3.03% 0.38%
2010 2.65% -1.20%
2009 3.86% -1.08%
2008 4.94% 0.34%
2007 4.60% -0.29%
2006 4.89% 0.05%
2005 4.84% 0.21%
2004 4.63% -0.60%
2003 5.22% -0.70%
2002 5.92% -1.95%
2001 7.87% 1.05%
2000 6.83% -1.18%
1999 8.01% 0.43%
1998 7.58% 5.39%
1997 2.19% -0.28%
1996 2.47% 0.08%
1995 2.39% -0.27%
1994 2.66% -0.18%
1993 2.83% 0.23%
1992 2.60% -1.74%
1991 4.34% -1.74%