China Unemployment Rate 2002-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in China decreased to 4.04 percent in the second quarter of 2015 from 4.10 percent in the first quarter of 2015. Unemployment Rate in China averaged 4.13 percent from 2002 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 4.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2003 and a record low of 3.90 percent in the third quarter of 2002. Unemployment Rate in China is reported by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the PRC.

China Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.04 4.10 4.30 3.90 2002 - 2015 percent Quarterly
In China, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - China Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - China Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, September 5, 2015.


China Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.04 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 77253.00 76977.00 77253.00 20729.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Unemployed Persons 952.00 952.00 952.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 5600000.00 5250000.00 6682486.00 856007.00 [+]
Wages 56339.00 52388.00 56339.00 445.00 CNY/Year [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 51369.00 46431.00 51369.00 597.00 CNY/Year [+]
Labour Costs 104.50 105.70 110.40 104.50 Index Points [+]
Population 1367.82 1360.72 1367.82 551.96 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 2020.00 1820.00 2020.00 690.00 CNY/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 7.00 Aug/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Jun/15 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.10 Aug/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]