China: Male unemployment

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 China

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 5.41
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 4.47
 Min - Max 2.63 - 5.54
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1991 to 2022. The average value for China during that period was 4.47 percent with a minimum of 2.63 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 5.54 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 5.41 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 6.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
China - Male unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
China - Male unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 781.83 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.98 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.24 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 5.41 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 15.90 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 66.38 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 45.17 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 60.54 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 72.11 2023 percent
 Self-employment 45.76 2022 percent
 Unemployment rate 5.00 Q3/2023 percent
 Labor cost 195.63 Q3/2019 index points
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