Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) rose to 4.69% in Thailand in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | Thailand | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 4.69 % in 2018 in Thailand. This is 2.27 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Thailand reached an all time high of 10.2 % in 1987 and an all time low of 1.30 % in 1980. When compared to Thailand's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Cambodia amounted to 1.16 %, 1.55 % in Laos, 12.0 % in Malaysia and 4.89 % in Myanmar in 2018.

Thailand has been ranked 153rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labour force aged 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cambodia % 1.39% 1.39% 1.34% 1.30% 1.24%
China % 9.09% 9.26% 9.42% 9.56% 9.48%
India % 11.8% 12.3% 12.4% 12.8% 12.9%
Laos % 1.56% 1.63% 1.63% 1.62% 1.58%
Malaysia % 10.7% 11.5% 11.0% 11.9% 11.6%
Myanmar % 1.85% 1.84% 1.80% 1.77% 3.03%
Singapore % 11.8% 13.0% 11.5% 11.1% 12.4%
Thailand % 3.32% 3.12% 4.00% 3.98% 4.79%
Vietnam % 3.48% 4.18% 4.64% 6.43% 6.69%