Taiwan Unemployment Rate  1978-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Taiwan fell slightly to 3.78 percent in April of 2017 from 3.84 percent in March. It was the lowest jobless rate since August 2015. The number of unemployed decreased by 13,000 to 432,000 compared to March 2017 while the number of employed persons were up by 110,000 to 11,325,000. Labor force participation rate was at 58.70 percent, up 0.07 percentage points from a month earlier. Youth unemployment decreased to 11.62 percent in April from 12.01 percent in March. Total labour force was 11,757,000, nearly unchanged from the previous month. On an unadjusted basis, unemployment rate fell to 3.67 percent from 3.86 percent in the same month a year earlier. Unemployment Rate in Taiwan averaged 3.03 percent from 1978 until 2017, 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.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-22 12:30 AM Feb 3.83% 3.84% 3.86%
2017-04-24 12:30 AM Mar 3.84% 3.83% 3.81%
2017-05-22 12:30 AM Apr 3.78% 3.84% 3.86%
2017-06-22 12:30 AM May 3.78% 3.85%
2017-07-22 12:30 AM Jun 3.87%
2017-08-22 12:30 AM Jul 3.9%




Taiwan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.78 3.84 6.02 1.04 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11325.00 11313.00 11325.00 6068.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 432.00 445.00 659.00 71.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.70 58.73 61.21 57.06 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.59 211.37 289.35 64.98 Index Points [+]
Productivity 111.17 116.43 116.43 20.29 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 21009.00 20008.00 21009.00 2400.00 TWD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 43788.00 91089.00 91089.00 1788.00 TWD/Month [+]
Population 23.53 23.49 23.53 15.93 Million [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.01 12.18 14.02 11.18 percent [+]
Wages 45720.00 93144.00 93144.00 7902.00 TWD/Month [+]


Taiwan Unemployment Rate Notes

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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.78 3.84 6.02 1.04 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly



unemployment rate by Country

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Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.70 Mar/17
Turkey 12.60 Feb/17
Italy 11.70 Mar/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.50 Mar/17
Canada 6.50 Apr/17
Australia 5.70 Apr/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.30 Apr/17
Netherlands 5.10 Apr/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Mar/17
United States 4.40 Apr/17
South Korea 4.00 Apr/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Mar/17
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/17
Mexico 3.19 Mar/17
Japan 2.80 Mar/17