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

The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Taiwan fell to 3.69 percent in October 2017 from 3.88 percent a year earlier. It was the lowest unemployment rate since January 2001, as the number of employed increased by 91 thousand to 11.380 million and the number of unemployed declined by 20 thousand to 436 thousand. The unemployment rate for males was recorded 3.93 percent while it was 3.39 percent for females in October 2017. Meanwhile, the labour force participation rose to 58.86 percent from 58.76 percent in the previous year. Unemployment Rate in Taiwan averaged 3.04 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 Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.76% 3.78% 3.87%
2017-10-23 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.71% 3.76% 3.85%
2017-11-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.69% 3.71% 3.89%
2017-12-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.69% 3.51%
2018-01-22 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate
2018-02-26 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate


Taiwan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.69 3.71 6.02 1.04 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11380.00 11366.00 11380.00 6068.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 436.00 437.00 659.00 71.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.86 58.82 61.21 57.06 percent [+]
Labour Costs 96.56 96.74 289.35 64.98 Index Points [+]
Productivity 106.45 105.01 116.43 20.29 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 21009.00 20008.00 21009.00 2400.00 TWD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 44119.00 45705.00 91089.00 1788.00 TWD/Month [+]
Population 23.53 23.49 23.53 15.93 Million [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.70 13.18 16.28 2.42 percent [+]
Wages 45814.00 46368.00 93144.00 7902.00 TWD/Month [+]


Taiwan Unemployment Rate

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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.69 3.71 6.02 1.04 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.20 Oct/17
Italy 11.10 Oct/17
Turkey 10.60 Sep/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.80 Oct/17
Canada 5.90 Nov/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Nov/17
Russia 5.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Oct/17
United States 4.10 Nov/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
South Korea 3.70 Nov/17
Germany 3.60 Oct/17
Mexico 3.50 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.10 Nov/17
Japan 2.80 Oct/17