China: Unemployment rate

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Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 5.1
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability Q3 2014 - Q4 2023
 Average 4.24
 Min - Max 3.61 - 6.1
 Source Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China
For that indicator, we provide data for China from Q3 2014 to Q4 2023. The average value for China during that period was 4.24 percent with a minimum of 3.61 percent in Q2 2019 and a maximum of 6.1 percent in Q1 2022. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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China - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 2014-2023
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Source: Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China

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Definition: The unemployment rate represents 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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