Jobless rate falling, but ‘230,000 new graduates still out of work’

Although unemployment continues to decline as the economy recovers from the pandemic, recent graduates accounted for half of the 460,000 unemployed people in Thailand in the fourth quarter of last year, according to the National Economic and Social Development Council.

The council said on Thursday that the jobless rate fell for the fifth consecutive quarter – to 1.15% in the fourth quarter of last year – as the recovery gained steam.

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The Nation Reporter