Employment Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 54.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 55.60 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Costa Rica averaged 54.80 percent from 2010 until 2018, 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.

Costa Rica Employment Rate
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Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.20 8.70 10.91 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 242228.00 205141.00 242228.00 38708.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 5089.29 5089.29 5089.29 7.53 Index Points [+]
Population 4.95 4.91 4.95 1.33 Million [+]
Wages 630916.00 633490.00 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 61.10 60.90 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 2138140.00 2160036.00 2160036.00 1765039.00 [+]
Employment Rate 54.90 55.60 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.90 55.60 57.79 51.16 2010 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.76 Oct/18
Switzerland 79.90 Jun/18
Netherlands 77.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 75.70 Sep/18
Germany 75.40 Jun/18
France 65.90 Sep/18
Spain 64.01 Sep/18
Australia 62.20 Sep/18
Canada 61.70 Nov/18
South Korea 61.40 Nov/18
Japan 60.60 Oct/18
United States 60.60 Nov/18
Russia 59.80 Oct/18
Italy 58.70 Oct/18
Brazil 54.50 Oct/18
Turkey 47.40 Sep/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
Argentina 42.50 Sep/18


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