Labor Force Participation Rate in Puerto Rico increased to 40.80 percent in December from 40.10 percent in November of 2018. Labor Force Participation Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 44.86 percent from 1990 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 49.80 percent in February of 2007 and a record low of 38.50 percent in October of 2017.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Puerto Rico is expected to be 40.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in Puerto Rico to stand at 40.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Puerto Rico Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 41.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Puerto Rico Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 7.60 18.40 7.60 percent [+]
Population 3.73 3.47 3.83 2.36 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 40.80 40.10 49.80 38.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 70.70 69.80 161.60 69.50 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 874.10 861.80 1100.80 826.70 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 208.00 207.20 401.90 205.90 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 1000.00 993.00 1301.00 935.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 37.00 36.70 44.70 33.50 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 93.00 81.00 226.00 81.00 Thousand [+]


Puerto Rico 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 - Puerto Rico Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Puerto Rico Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40.80 40.10 49.80 38.50 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly
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United Kingdom 79.10 Nov/18
France 72.30 Dec/18
Netherlands 71.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.50 Sep/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Australia 65.70 Jan/19
Italy 65.70 Nov/18
Canada 65.60 Jan/19
United States 63.20 Jan/19
Russia 62.90 Dec/18
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Brazil 61.70 Dec/18
Germany 61.50 Sep/18
Japan 61.40 Dec/18
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South Africa 59.40 Dec/18
Spain 58.61 Dec/18
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Turkey 53.40 Nov/18
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.70 Sep/18


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