Taiwan Unemployment Rate  1978-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Taiwan was recorded at 3.96 percent in May of 2016, compared to 3.97 percent in April while market expected 3.95 percent. On an unadjusted basis, unemployment rate stood at 3.84 percent from 3.86 percent in a month earlier. There were 449,000 people unemployed in May, down from 451,000 people in April. Youth unemployment rate decreased to 11.42 percent from 11.78 percent in the preceding month. The number of employed persons were at 11,247 million, up from 11,242 million in a month earlier. Total labour force came in at 11.695 million from 11.693 million in April. Unemployment Rate in Taiwan averaged 3.01 percent from 1978 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 6.02 percent in July of 2009 and a record low of 1.04 percent in February of 1979. Unemployment Rate in Taiwan is reported by the National Statistics, Republic of China.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.96 3.97 6.02 1.04 1978 - 2016 percent Monthly
In Taiwan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Taiwan Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-04-22 12:30 AM Mar 3.92% 3.94% 4%
2016-05-23 12:30 AM Apr 3.97% 3.92% 3.93%
2016-06-22 12:30 AM May 3.96% 3.97% 3.95% 3.98%
2016-07-22 12:30 AM Jun 3.96% 4%
2016-08-24 12:30 AM Jul 4%
2016-09-22 12:30 AM Aug 3.97%

Taiwan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.96 3.97 6.02 1.04 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11247.00 11242.00 11247.00 6068.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 449.00 451.00 659.00 71.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.77 58.64 61.21 57.06 percent [+]
Labour Costs 90.20 157.35 289.35 64.98 Index Points [+]
Productivity 99.98 113.61 116.09 20.29 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 20008.00 19273.00 20008.00 2400.00 TWD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 40798.00 56609.00 84071.00 1788.00 TWD/Month [+]
Population 23.49 23.43 23.49 15.93 Million [+]
Wages 43880.00 59508.00 88285.00 7902.00 TWD/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.42 11.78 14.02 11.18 percent [+]




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