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 ...

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Q4 jobless rate drops to 1.64% as virus curbs eased

Thailand’s unemployment rate in the fourth quarter fell to its lowest level since the pandemic and the jobs situation should improve further with restrictions easing and more foreign tourists returning, the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) said on Monday.The impact of the Omicron ...

Thailand reports highest unemployment since 2009 crisis

Unemployment in the first quarter of 2021 jumped to around 758,000, the highest since the pandemic started, according to state economists.Danucha Pichayanan, secretary-general of the National Economic and Social Development Council, on Monday unveiled the alarming surge between January and March, which ended with jobless ...

Jobless rate dips in Q4 but remains near multi-year high

The unemployment rate fell in the fourth quarter of 2020 from the third quarter, as an easing of Covid-19 curbs led to a revival in economic activity, but a recent rise in infections poses a risk, the state planning agency said on Tuesday.The unemployment rate ...

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