Peru Unemployment Rate  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Peru decreased to 6.20 percent in October from 6.40 percent in September of 2017. Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 7.94 percent from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13 percent in January of 2005 and a record low of 5.60 percent in December of 2012.

Peru Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-15 04:30 PM Unemployment Rate 6.7% 7.1% 6.9% 7.0%
2017-10-16 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate 6.4% 6.7% 6.5%
2017-11-15 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate 6.2% 6.4% 6.3%
2017-12-15 04:30 PM Unemployment Rate 6.2% 5.6%


Peru Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.20 6.40 13.00 5.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4793.27 4933.46 4957.18 3401.71 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 372.36 285.75 560.01 238.69 Thousand [+]
Wages 1631.53 1695.74 1877.35 732.14 PEN/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 850.00 850.00 850.00 1.00 PEN/Month [+]
Population 31.49 31.15 31.49 9.93 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 4190.00 4070.00 4190.00 3710.00 PEN/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1220.00 1170.00 1590.00 1020.00 PEN/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 1540.00 1540.00 1540.00 1540.00 PEN/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 895.00 895.00 895.00 895.00 PEN/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.90 64.80 66.29 58.29 percent [+]


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. This page provides - Peru Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Peru Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.20 6.40 13.00 5.60 2001 - 2017 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.40 Sep/17
Italy 11.10 Sep/17
Turkey 10.60 Aug/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.90 Sep/17
Canada 6.30 Oct/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Oct/17
Russia 5.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Sep/17
United States 4.10 Oct/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Sep/17
Mexico 3.60 Sep/17
South Korea 3.60 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.00 Oct/17
Japan 2.80 Sep/17