THAILAND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS BELOW 1pct (BANGKOK POST)

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | 2 Staffing Industry | 6:00 AM Print This Post

The third-quarter jobless rate in Thailand fell to 0.96 percent, down from 1.19 percent during the same period last year, reports The Bangkok Post, citing data from the National Economic and Social Development Board. In the third quarter, Thailand’s workforce totalled 38.7 million, up 1.5 percent year-on-year from 38.2 million in the same quarter last year. Meanwhile, employment rose by 1.7 percent, year-on-year. For the period, 38.3 million people were employed, up from 37.6 million in the same quarter last year. Thosaporn Sirisamphand, secretary-general of the NESDB, said the country’s economic growth and flourishing transport and warehouse sector created more employment in the third quarter.

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