El Salvador Unemployment Rate  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in El Salvador remained unchanged at 7 percent in 2016 from 7 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in El Salvador averaged 6.88 percent from 1995 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 7.97 percent in 1997 and a record low of 5.88 percent in 2008.

El Salvador Unemployment Rate
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El Salvador Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.00 7.00 7.97 5.88 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 204636.00 200934.00 204636.00 146858.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.20 62.79 63.60 52.40 percent [+]
Population 6.15 6.13 6.15 2.20 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 752.00 844.00 844.00 752.00 SVC/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 328.00 265.00 328.00 265.00 SVC/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.20 14.40 15.00 8.90 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 485.00 485.00 485.00 485.00 SVC/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 255.00 255.00 255.00 255.00 SVC/Month [+]
Employed Persons 272702.00 200934.00 272702.00 146858.00 [+]
Employment Rate 44.95 44.40 44.95 40.40 percent [+]


El Salvador Unemployment Rate

In El Salvador, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - El Salvador Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. El Salvador Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 7.00 7.97 5.88 1995 - 2016 percent Yearly




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