The unemployment rate in Lima's Metropolitan region decreased to 6.8 percent in June of 2020, the lowest since the start of the pandemic, from 7.2 percent in May. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI)

Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 8.21 percent from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 16.50 percent in September of 2020 and a record low of 5.60 percent in December of 2012. This page provides - Peru Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Peru Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

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Peru Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-06-15 03:45 PM May 7.2% 8.3% 8.6%
2022-07-15 03:30 PM Jun 6.8% 7.2% 7.6%
2022-08-16 01:10 PM Jul 6.8% 7.2%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 6.80 7.20 percent Jun 2022
Employed Persons 5087.70 5113.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Unemployed Persons 370.00 397.40 Thousand Jun 2022
Employment Rate 93.20 92.80 percent Jun 2022

Peru Unemployment Rate
In Peru, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.80 7.20 16.50 5.60 2001 - 2022 percent Monthly