Thailand - Unemployment





Thailand: Unemployment

Mnemonic LBU.ITHA
Unit Ths. #, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 17.05 %
Data May 2019 426.05
Apr 2019 363.99

Series Information

Source The Bank of Thailand
Release Labor Force Survey
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/2001
End Date 5/31/2019

Thailand: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force May 2019 38,419 38,032 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Labor Force Employment May 2019 37,638 37,338 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Primary Industries Employment May 2019 10,832 10,200 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Secondary Industries Employment May 2019 9,176 8,973 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Tertiary Industries Employment May 2019 17,630 18,163 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Total Employment Non-Ag May 2019 26,806 27,137 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment May 2019 426.05 363.99 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Rate May 2019 1.11 0.96 %, NSA Monthly
Real Wages & Salaries 2019 Q1 17,040 16,812 Mil. THB, NSA Quarterly
Wage & Salaries 2019 Q1 17,040 16,812 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.