Thailand Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

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 4.22%, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • Thailand youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.05%, a 0.36% 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 0.61% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
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Thailand Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 4.22% 0.17%
2018 4.05% -0.36%
2017 4.41% 0.65%
2016 3.76% 0.61%
2015 3.15% -0.04%
2014 3.19% 2.10%
2013 1.09% -1.76%
2012 2.85% -0.18%
2011 3.03% 0.38%
2010 2.65% -1.11%
2009 3.76% -1.18%
2008 4.94% 0.34%
2007 4.60% -0.29%
2006 4.89% 0.05%
2005 4.84% 0.21%
2004 4.63% -0.59%
2003 5.22% -0.71%
2002 5.93% -1.95%
2001 7.88% 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% 0.07%
1995 2.40% -0.26%
1994 2.66% -0.18%
1993 2.84% 0.23%
1992 2.61% -1.69%
1991 4.30% -1.69%