Thailand Labour Force Participation Rate

2011 - 2020 | Monthly | % | National Statistical Office

Key information about Thailand Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Thailand Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 69.3 % in Dec 2020, compared with 68.7 % in the previous month.
  • Thailand Labour Force Participation Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2011 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 69.5 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 73.6 % in Jul 2011 and a record low of 66.1 % in Oct 2019.
  • Thailand Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by National Statistical Office.
  • In the latest reports, Thailand Population reached 66.2 million people in Dec 2021.
  • Unemployment Rate of Thailand dropped to 1.5 % in Dec 2020.
  • The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 479.3 USD in Dec 2020.

View Thailand's Labour Force Participation Rate from Jan 2011 to Dec 2020 in the chart:

Thailand Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Thailand's Labour Force Participation Rate in Dec 2020?

Thailand Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 69.3 % in Dec 2020, compared with 68.7 % in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
69.3 Dec 2020 68.7 Nov 2020 66.1 Oct 2019 73.6 Jul 2011 % monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 60.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Armenia (%) 58.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 66.6 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 77.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2021 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 63.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 70.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 57.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (%) 86.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Belgium (%) 70.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 47.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) 63.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 55.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 64.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2022
Chile (%) 59.5 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 51.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Cyprus (%) 64.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) 59.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 64.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 41.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Estonia (%) 65.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 57.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Finland (%) 67.1 Mar 2022 monthly May 2004 - Mar 2022
France (%) 73.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 50.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Germany (%) 56.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 68.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Greece (%) 60.4 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 78.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
India (%) 45.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 65.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 62.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 69.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
South Korea (%) 64.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Apr 2022
Kosovo (%) 39.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 76.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Latvia (%) 67.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 55.3 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 68.8 Mar 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 79.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 54.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 58.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 41.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 54.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) 44.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 78.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 54.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Nepal (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 71.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Norway (%) 66.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Oman (%) 68.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 50.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 45.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 64.7 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Philippines (%) 60.5 Jan 2022 quarterly Jul 2003 - Jan 2022
Poland (%) 58.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2021 - Dec 2021
Portugal (%) 59.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 88.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (%) 51.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 68.5 Dec 2021 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 61.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2016 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 55.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 59.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 59.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 56.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 49.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Sweden (%) 73.7 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 67.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,736.649 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2001 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 67,496.915 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.5 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 265,019.4 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1997 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 53.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (THB bn) 5,196.108 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (THB bn) 12,977.980 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (THB bn) 4,417.202 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Govt Revenue: Gross: Excise Dept (THB mn) 47,541.47 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Govt Revenue: Gross: Revenue Dept: Value Added Tax (THB mn) 68,616.81 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Total Public Debt as % of GDP (%) 60.640 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.381 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,459.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 28,859.6 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 28.7 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1991 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 906,263.336 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 473,140.446 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 158,255.608 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 27,400.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 26.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,827,086.391 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 993,571.482 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 4,459.379 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,363.244 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,207.768 Mar 2022 monthly Sep 1978 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,653.601 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1974 - Mar 2022
MoC: Exports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 922,313.302 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1990 - Mar 2022
MoC: Trade Balance: Custom Basis (THB mn) 34,960.106 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
MoC: Imports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 887,353.196 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Exports: Mfg: Electronics: Computer Parts (THB mn) 58,184.910 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rice (THB mn) 12,522.650 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Exports: Mfg: Machinery & Equipment (THB mn) 65,054.790 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rubber (THB mn) 16,820.770 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Exports: Mfg: Automotive (THB mn) 128,902.070 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Imports: Others: Non-Monetary Gold (THB mn) 38,118.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Base Metal Materials (THB mn) 78,500.930 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Imports: Capital Goods: Machinery and Equipment (ME) (THB mn) 148,385.460 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Imports: Consumer Goods: ND: Animal and Fishery (THB mn) 11,411.360 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Electronic Parts (THB mn) 102,308.670 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Imports Volume: Liquefied Natural Gas (Cub ft mn) 41,470.320 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 7,093.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 1,244.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -517.0 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 4,628.360 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 506.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 4,121.890 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 197,742.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 38.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 74,214.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 14.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 22.526 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 49,573.900 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BOP: USD: Current Account Balance (USD mn) 1,244.850 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Private Investment Index (PII): Seasonally Adjusted (SA) (2010=100) 139.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2018
FDI: Financial & Insurance Activities (THB mn) -16,928.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
FDI: Mining & Quarrying (THB mn) -6,581.910 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Agr, Forestry & Fishing (THB mn) 143.990 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
FDI: Construction (THB mn) -761.050 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
FDI: Manufacturing (THB mn) 72,869.560 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 90.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 15,923.672 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 88,581.810 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1975 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 738,410.643 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1997 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 206,993.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 8.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 14,887.130 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 506,145.099 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 6.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 744,569.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 14.500 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 427.363 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Sep 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 846.565 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 437,477.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 527,547.925 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.98 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 168.99 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Monetary Aggregates (MA): Broad Money (THB mn) 24,559,538.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
MA: Narrow Money (NM) (THB mn) 2,946,231.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
MA: Quasi Money (THB mn) 21,613,307.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Credit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 6,916,515.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Credit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 6,283,113.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Deposit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 8,773,131.000 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2003 - Mar 2022
Deposit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 5,124,012.000 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2003 - Mar 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 68.112 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 4.4 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2000 - Apr 2022
Leading Economic Index (LEI): BOT: Seasonally Adjusted (2000=100) 150.37 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2018

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