Vietnam Unemployment Rate

2011 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Vietnam Unemployment Rate dropped to 2.50 % in Sep 2020, from the previously reported number of 2.73 % in Jun 2020. Vietnam Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2011 to Sep 2020, with an average rate of 2.21 %. The data reached an all-time high of 2.82 % in Mar 2011 and a record low of 1.80 % in Dec 2011. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Vietnam Population reached 96.48 million people in Dec 2019. Monthly Earnings of Vietnam stood at 281.05 USD in Sep 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 72.30 % in Jun 2020.

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Vietnam Unemployment Rate

What was Vietnam's Unemployment Rate in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.50 Sep 2020 2.73 Jun 2020 1.80 Dec 2011 2.82 Mar 2011 % quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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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 (%) 18.10 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 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 (%) 8.99 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Dec 2020
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 (%) -5.2 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 10,630.267 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.5 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 125,215.3 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 48.5 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (VND bn) 3,017,043.470 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (VND bn) 6,475,625.070 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (VND bn) 2,576,442.940 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
State Govt Budget: ytd: Revenue (VND bn) 1,323,100.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Value Added Tax (VND bn) 310,209.600 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Special Consumption Tax (VND bn) 89,094.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Expenditure: Current (VND bn) 1,190,848.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Expenditure excl Principal Payment (VND bn) 1,686,210.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
GD: Outstanding: External: VND (VND bn) 1,104,699.340 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
GD: Outstanding: Domestic: VND (VND bn) 1,793,158.440 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.432 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 400.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 20,195.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 19.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 511,130.993 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 159,636.486 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 44,110.322 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 27,904.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,748,985.842 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 973,341.948 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 8,183.255 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,049.427 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,368.444 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 6,262.461 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Exports: China (USD) 2,888,701,593.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: United States (USD) 4,562,588,364.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: Canada (USD) 314,331,082.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: Japan (USD) 1,467,599,017.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: Australia (USD) 293,830,219.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: ytd: Crude Oil (USD mn) 383.737 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Textiles and Garments (USD mn) 7,183.674 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Aqua Products (USD mn) 1,687.426 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Footwear (USD mn) 4,738.436 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Rice (USD mn) 605.840 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: Thailand (USD) 1,010,176,779.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Australia (USD) 388,919,219.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: United States of America (USD) 1,363,320,562.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Singapore (USD) 370,217,737.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: China (USD) 6,536,188,277.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: ytd: Machinery and Spare Parts (USD mn) 10,813.907 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Garments (USD mn) 2,890.595 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Steel Products (USD mn) 2,569.288 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Petroleum (USD mn) 1,007.083 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Computers, Electronic Product (USD mn) 16,787.665 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 75.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,368.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 4.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 4,080.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.2 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -98.0 Dec 2014 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2014
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.1 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -83.000 Dec 2014 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2014
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -16.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 122,779.6 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 47.1 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.006 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 48.500 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 111,866.953 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 2000 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 429,871.294 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 2000 - Dec 2019
M2 Growth (%) 13.6 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 1993 - Dec 2019
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 2010 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 88,351.2 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.000 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 2010 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.7 Sep 2020 monthly Mar 1997 - Sep 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 616.690 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 370,807.0 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 1992 - Dec 2019
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.3 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 1993 - Dec 2019
Total Loans (USD mn) 374,501.400 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2012 - Sep 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.21 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2013 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 137.91 Dec 2019 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M1 (VND bn) 2,434,261.609 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Jun 2020
Foreign Reserves: Total Include Gold (USD mn) 89,356.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Foreign Reserves: Foreign Exchange (USD mn) 88,351.210 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 61.543 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019

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