Thai Q4 jobless rate drops to 1.64% as virus curbs eased

[BANGKOK] Thailand’s unemployment rate in the fourth quarter fell to 1.64 per cent from 2.25 per cent in the previous quarter, the state planning agency said on Monday, following an easing of coronavirus restrictions.

The jobless rate was the lowest since the pandemic and there were about 630,000 workers without jobs in the December quarter, it said in a statement. REUTERS