Unemployment Rate in El Salvador is expected to be 6.72 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the El Salvador Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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El Salvador Labour Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 7 6.8 6.82 6.85 6.87 7
Unemployed Persons 208694 193676 190174 186672 183170 181924
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.9 61.87 61.87 61.87 61.87 61.87
Population 6.38 6.4 6.44 6.44 6.44 6.47
Wages High Skilled 831 790 790 820 820 830
Wages Low Skilled 291 345 345 296 297 370
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.4 12.69 13.15 13.61 14.07 14.36
Living Wage Family 515 533 515 504 495 515
Living Wage Individual 325 324 325 325 325 325
Employed Persons 275209 269442 270659 271877 273095 273674
Employment Rate 44.98 44.29 44.18 44.06 43.95 42.97