Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate  2010-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 59.40 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 59.40 percent in the second quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Costa Rica averaged 60.85 percent from 2010 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 63.70 percent in the first quarter of 2012 and a record low of 56.80 percent in the second quarter of 2011.

Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate
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Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.40 8.50 10.91 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 213816.00 193126.00 236728.00 38708.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 4968.51 4968.51 4968.51 7.53 Index Points [+]
Population 4.91 4.85 4.91 1.33 Million [+]
Wages 614313.00 586302.00 792836.00 357554.00 CRC/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 763600.00 775400.00 775400.00 724600.00 CRC/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 285600.00 321200.00 321200.00 285600.00 CRC/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.40 59.40 63.70 56.80 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 365500.00 365500.00 365500.00 365500.00 CRC/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 275600.00 275600.00 275600.00 275600.00 CRC/Month [+]
Employed Persons 2068710.00 2079840.00 2088282.00 1765039.00 [+]
Employment Rate 53.80 54.31 57.79 51.16 percent [+]


Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rate is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
59.40 59.40 63.70 56.80 2010 - 2017 percent Quarterly




labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.40 Oct/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17
Canada 65.70 Nov/17
Italy 65.41 Sep/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Nov/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Germany 60.90 Jun/17
Japan 60.80 Oct/17
Mexico 59.50 Oct/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13