Thailand - Labor Force





Thailand: Labor Force

Mnemonic LBF.ITHA
Unit Ths. #, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.85 %
Data Dec 2020 39,450
Nov 2020 39,119

Series Information

Source The Bank of Thailand
Release Labor Force Survey
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/2001
End Date 12/31/2020

Thailand: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force Dec 2020 39,450 39,119 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Labor Force Employment Dec 2020 38,761 38,268 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Primary Industries Employment Dec 2020 13,482 12,053 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Secondary Industries Employment Dec 2020 7,780 8,454 Ths. # Monthly
Tertiary Industries Employment Dec 2020 17,499 17,760 Ths. # Monthly
Total Employment Non-Ag Dec 2020 25,279 26,215 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Dec 2020 589.66 783.76 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 1.49 2 %, NSA Monthly
Real Wages & Salaries 2020 Q3 8,224 8,141 Mil. THB, NSA Quarterly
Wage & Salaries 2020 Q3 8,224 8,141 Mil. THB, NSA Quarterly
Agriculture Employment 2017 12,835,952 12,983,823 # Annual

Release Information

For Thailand, survey-based labor force status measures (from 2001) and employment by industry. Monthly.

  • Working-age population (over 15 years)
  • Total labor force
  • Persons not in the labor force
  • Employed persons
  • Unemployed persons
  • Current labor force
  • Seasonally inactive labor force (unemployed)
  • Unemployment rate
  • Seasonal unemployment rate

The survey is conducted simultaneously for all surveyed units nationwide during days 1 to 12 of each month. Data are collected by NSO officers through interview with head or member of the household units participated in the survey. Data compilation is based on weighted average of sampled data, the details of which appear in the NSO’s website under the topic “Labour Force Survey”.

Employment is classified by UN ISIC Rev. 4.

Since January 2014 change estimation which adjusted from population census 2010.