Thailand Unemployment Rate

2001 - 2020 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Thailand Unemployment Rate dropped to 1.49 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 2.00 % in Nov 2020. Thailand Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2001 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 1.20 %. The data reached an all-time high of 5.70 % in Jan 2001 and a record low of 0.39 % in Nov 2012. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Thailand Population reached 66.56 million people in Dec 2019. Monthly Earnings of Thailand stood at 479.35 USD in Dec 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 69.30 % in Dec 2020.

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Thailand Unemployment Rate

What was Thailand's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.49 Dec 2020 2.00 Nov 2020 0.39 Nov 2012 5.70 Jan 2001 % monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.80 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 13.10 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) 16.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) 7.00 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 5.52 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.94 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Jan 2021
Belgium (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 18.72 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.20 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Jan 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) 0.10 2017 yearly 2007 - 2017
Canada (%) 8.90 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2020
Chile (%) 11.60 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2009 - Oct 2020
China (%) 4.24 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 15.77 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 9.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 8.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) 2.79 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) 5.80 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2020
Ecuador (%) 4.96 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 7.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 8.20 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
France (%) 8.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) 11.57 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Germany (%) 4.50 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Sep 2020
Ghana (%) 4.51 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 16.80 Aug 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Aug 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.40 Oct 2020 monthly Oct 1981 - Oct 2020
Hungary (%) 4.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Iceland (%) 5.60 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 10.60 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2020
Ireland (%) 7.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Israel (%) 4.71 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2020
Italy (%) 10.20 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 3.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1953 - Sep 2020
Jordan (%) 23.00 May 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - May 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 4.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (%) 29.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.50 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.00 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 10.40 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Luxembourg (%) 6.28 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 2.70 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Jan 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.14 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 4.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.26 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2020
Moldova (%) 4.22 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Mongolia (%) 7.57 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 19.00 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) 12.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (%) 3.24 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.80 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2020
New Zealand (%) 4.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) 27.11 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Norway (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2018 - Oct 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 23.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 8.16 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) 16.43 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2001 - Oct 2020
Philippines (%) 10.00 Jul 2020 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jul 2020
Poland (%) 6.10 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Portugal (%) 7.50 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1998 - Oct 2020
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.70 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Russia (%) 6.35 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 8.98 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Serbia (%) 9.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 3.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Sep 2020
Slovakia (%) 7.35 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2020
Slovenia (%) 5.10 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 32.50 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 16.13 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1976 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 8.91 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2020
Switzerland (%) 5.01 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 3,219.561 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2001 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 73,076.825 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.9 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 240,554.7 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1997 - Feb 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 44.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (THB bn) 4,676.070 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (THB bn) 10,421.130 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (THB bn) 4,449.600 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Govt Revenue: Gross: Revenue Dept: Value Added Tax (THB mn) 68,616.81 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Govt Revenue: Gross: Excise Dept (THB mn) 47,541.47 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.271 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -202.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 20,219.0 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -0.1 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1991 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 504,377.939 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 459,907.614 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 214,981.304 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 18,880.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) 20.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,620,278.206 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 951,407.532 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,972.109 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1971 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,147.664 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2,313.874 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1978 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 4,557.542 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1974 - Feb 2021
MoC: Exports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 587,373.951 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Jan 2021
MoC: Imports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 601,897.760 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
MoC: Trade Balance: Custom Basis (THB mn) -14,523.810 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Exports: Mfg: Electronics: Computer Parts (THB mn) 32,168.030 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4,128.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,071.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -517.0 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 1,098.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -742.980 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,274.890 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 190,009.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 74,813.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 11.0 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 22.771 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 54,978.590 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
BOP: USD: Net errors & omissions (USD mn) 611.010 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2020
BOP: USD: Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,071.440 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
BOP: USD: Capital Account (USD mn) 0.000 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2009 - Jul 2020
BOP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) -361.000 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2020
Private Investment Index (PII): Seasonally Adjusted (SA) (2010=100) 139.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2018
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Agr, Forestry & Fishing (THB mn) 70.320 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
FDI: Mining & Quarrying (THB mn) -3,392.160 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
FDI: Manufacturing (THB mn) 39,009.030 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
FDI: Construction (THB mn) 216.030 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
FDI: Financial & Insurance Activities (THB mn) -291,670.500 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 86.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 16,277.003 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 86,298.523 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1975 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 755,883.815 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 10.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1997 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 244,992.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 12.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 8,576.590 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.7 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 516,680.926 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 737,286.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 10.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 378.512 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1991 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 637.497 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 467,046.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 538,775.050 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.78 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 166.72 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Monetary Aggregates (MA): Broad Money (THB mn) 23,024,221.000 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
MA: Narrow Money (NM) (THB mn) 2,628,653.000 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
MA: Quasi Money (THB mn) 20,395,568.000 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 68.112 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point) -11.6 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1999 - Jan 2021
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -8.6 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 2000 - Jan 2021
Leading Economic Index (LEI): BOT: Seasonally Adjusted (2000=100) 150.37 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2018

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