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Work Force

By Act of Parliament all foreigners must obtain a work permit before commencing employment in Thailand. Exceptions are made for persons who have submitted an application in relation to Investment Support Act. A period of 30 days is allowed for submission of application.

Persons with a Temporary Resident Visa can request a work permit and the law permits those persons to work whilst the request is in progress.

THAILAND’s LABOUR BY DEMOGRAPHICAREA

Total Population 67.4 million, Labour force 39.5 million

Thailand workforce's education

Level of Education

Unit : Million

Unit : %

No education
0.996
2.532%
Less than Elementary (<6 year) 10.781 27.406%
Elementary Grade6rt 8.991 22.856%
Lower Secondary Grade9 6.479 14.47%
Upper Secondary Grade12 5.490 13.956%
Higher Level 6.001 16.78%

Total

39.338

100.00%

Source: National Statistical Office, December 2010