Taiwan's unemployment rate came in at 3.72 percent in December of 2019, little-changed from 3.73 percent in the previous month, as the number of unemployed decreased by 8 thousand to 439 thousand while the number of employed increased by 5 thousand to 11.531 million. The labor force participation rate went down to 59.22 from 59.25 in the previous month. Taiwan Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Unemployment Rate in Taiwan averaged 3.07 percent from 1978 until 2019, 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. 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.

Unemployment Rate in Taiwan is expected to be 4.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Taiwan to stand at 3.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2021 and 4.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.


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Taiwan Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.72 3.73 6.02 1.04 1978 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-22 08:00 AM Sep 3.74% 3.73% 3.80%
2019-11-22 08:00 AM Oct 3.72% 3.74% 3.90%
2019-12-23 08:00 AM Nov 3.73% 3.72% 3.75%
2020-01-22 08:00 AM Dec 3.72% 3.73% 3.75%
2020-02-24 08:00 AM Jan 3.72% 3.8%
2020-03-23 08:00 AM Feb 4.2%
2020-04-22 08:00 AM Mar 4%
2020-05-22 08:00 AM Apr


News Stream
Taiwan Unemployment Rate Edges Down to 3.72%
Taiwan's unemployment rate came in at 3.72 percent in December of 2019, little-changed from 3.73 percent in the previous month, as the number of unemployed decreased by 8 thousand to 439 thousand while the number of employed increased by 5 thousand to 11.531 million. The labor force participation rate went down to 59.22 from 59.25 in the previous month.
2020-01-22
Taiwan Jobless Rate Edges Up in November
Taiwan's unemployment rate came in at 3.73 percent in November of 2019, little-changed from 3.72 percent in the previous month, as the number of unemployed decreased by four thousand to 447 thousand while the number of employed increased by nine thousand to 11.526 million. The labor force participation rate rose to 59.25 from 59.24 in the previous month.
2019-12-23
Taiwan Unemployment Rate Edges Down to 3.72%
Taiwan's unemployment rate came in at 3.72 percent in October 2019, little-changed from 3.74 percent in the previous month, as the number of unemployed decreased by two thousand to 446 thousand while the number of employed increased five thousand to 11.516 million. The labor force participation rate edged up to 59.21percent in October from 59.20 in the previous month.
2019-11-22
Taiwan Jobless Rate Edges Up to 3.74% in September
Taiwan's unemployment rate came in at 3.74 percent in September of 2019, little-changed from 3.73 percent in the previous month, as the number of unemployed increased by two thousand to 448 thousand while the number of employed decreased by one thousand to 11.511 million. The labor force participation rate came in at 59.20 percent, unchanged from August.
2019-10-22

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.