Thailand Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2021 was 1.42%, a 0.32% increase from 2020.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2020 was 1.10%, a 0.38% increase from 2019.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.72%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Thailand unemployment rate for 2018 was 0.77%, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
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North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
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Thailand 1.42%
Thailand Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 1.42% 0.32%
2020 1.10% 0.38%
2019 0.72% -0.05%
2018 0.77% -0.06%
2017 0.83% 0.14%
2016 0.69% 0.09%
2015 0.60% 0.02%
2014 0.58% 0.33%
2013 0.25% -0.33%
2012 0.58% -0.08%
2011 0.66% 0.04%
2010 0.62% -0.33%
2009 0.95% -0.23%
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% -0.43%
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%