Thailand - Unemployment





Thailand: Unemployment

Mnemonic LBU.ITHA
Unit Ths. #, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 12.88 %
Data Aug 2020 723.9
Jul 2020 830.95

Series Information

Source The Bank of Thailand
Release Labor Force Survey
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/2001
End Date 8/31/2020

Thailand: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force Aug 2020 38,835 38,703 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Labor Force Employment Aug 2020 38,048 37,806 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Primary Industries Employment Aug 2020 12,129 12,098 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Total Employment Non-Ag Aug 2020 25,918 25,708 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Aug 2020 723.9 830.95 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 1.86 2.15 %, NSA Monthly
Real Wages & Salaries 2020 Q2 8,141 8,531 Mil. THB, NSA Quarterly
Wage & Salaries 2020 Q2 8,141 8,531 Mil. THB, NSA Quarterly
Secondary Industries Employment Mar 2020 8,546 9,026 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
Tertiary Industries Employment Mar 2020 17,502 18,082 Ths. #, NSA Monthly
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.