Employment Rate in Costa Rica increased to 55.46 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 55.40 percent in the first quarter of 2019. Employment Rate in Costa Rica averaged 54.85 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 57.79 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 and a record low of 51.16 percent in the second quarter of 2011.

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Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.90 11.30 12.00 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 295580.00 276279.00 295580.00 38708.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 5241.05 5241.05 5241.05 7.53 Index Points [+]
Population 5.00 4.95 5.00 1.33 Million [+]
Wages 657101.00 670866.00 792836.00 357554.00 CRC/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 748700.00 762500.00 762500.00 728400.00 CRC/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 296600.00 298000.00 339500.00 296600.00 CRC/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.00 62.40 63.70 56.80 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 331800.00 331800.00 331800.00 331800.00 CRC/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 209000.00 209000.00 209000.00 209000.00 CRC/Month [+]
Employed Persons 2183195.00 2171766.00 2183195.00 1765039.00 [+]
Employment Rate 55.46 55.40 57.79 51.16 percent [+]


Costa Rica Employment Rate

In Costa Rica, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Costa Rica Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Costa Rica Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.46 55.40 57.79 51.16 2010 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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