Thailand Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 6.98%, a 1.74% increase from 2020.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.23%, a 0.96% increase from 2019.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.28%, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.09%, a 0.34% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
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Thailand Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 6.98% 1.74%
2020 5.23% 0.96%
2019 4.28% 0.19%
2018 4.09% -0.34%
2017 4.43% 0.65%
2016 3.77% 0.62%
2015 3.15% -0.03%
2014 3.18% 1.91%
2013 1.27% -1.57%
2012 2.84% -0.19%
2011 3.03% 0.38%
2010 2.65% -1.25%
2009 3.90% -1.07%
2008 4.97% 0.34%
2007 4.64% -0.29%
2006 4.93% 0.04%
2005 4.89% 0.23%
2004 4.66% -0.59%
2003 5.25% -0.60%
2002 5.85% -2.05%
2001 7.90% 1.10%
2000 6.80% -1.20%
1999 8.00% 0.43%
1998 7.57% 5.38%
1997 2.19% -0.28%
1996 2.47% 0.15%
1995 2.32% -0.34%
1994 2.67% -0.28%
1993 2.95% 0.24%
1992 2.71% -2.48%
1991 5.19% -2.48%