The period from 2011 to 2014 witnessed a fluctuation in the unemployment rate of labour force in working age in urban area in the whole country. In 2012, the rate decreased by 11% compared to that of 2011 (3.6%), and then rose back to 3.59% in 2013. Fortunately, in 2014 the figure for whole country fell by 5.5% compared to that of 2013, which indicates a positive change. Among 6 regions listed, Red River Delta had remarkably high unemployment rate of labour force in working age in urban country, ranking number 1 in 2013 and 2014. The rate for North Central and Central coastal areas, though always higher than that of the whole country, was on downward trend of 0.1%/year since 2012.
Source: General Statistics Office
Data consolidated by B&Company Vietnam