Thailand: Informal employment

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 Thailand

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 64.40
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2014 - 2018
 Average 71.42
 Min - Max 64.40 - 75.80
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 2014 to 2018. The average value for Thailand during that period was 71.42 percent with a minimum of 64.4 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 75.8 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2018 is 64.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 51 countries is 61.23 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Informal employment as percent of total employment. Derived from national surveys conducted by the International Labour Organization.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 40.81 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 0.94 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 1.01 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 0.78 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 5.52 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 67.05 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 45.93 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 59.18 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 75.58 2023 percent
 Self-employment 52.04 2022 percent
 Informal employment 64.40 2018 percent
 Employment 39.90 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 0.85 Q3/2023 percent
 Labor cost 117.90 Q3/2023 index points
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