Labor Force Participation Rate in Puerto Rico increased to 41 percent in May from 40.70 percent in April of 2019. Labor Force Participation Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 44.80 percent from 1990 until 2019, 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 40.80 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 40.70 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 8.00 7.70 25.30 7.60 percent [+]
Population 3.26 3.37 3.83 2.36 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 84.00 84.00 226.00 81.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 41.00 40.70 49.80 38.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 72.60 72.50 161.60 68.70 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 871.40 872.50 1100.80 826.70 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 202.40 203.30 401.90 201.70 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 1001.00 992.00 1301.00 929.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 37.90 37.50 44.70 33.50 percent [+]


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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
41.00 40.70 49.80 38.50 1990 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.10 Apr/19
France 72.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 71.20 Jun/19
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.30 Mar/19
Russia 67.70 Mar/19
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Australia 66.00 Jun/19
Canada 65.70 Jun/19
Italy 65.70 May/19
South Korea 64.20 Jun/19
United States 62.90 Jun/19
Japan 62.20 May/19
Brazil 62.10 May/19
Germany 61.80 Dec/18
Mexico 60.20 May/19
South Africa 58.80 Mar/19
Spain 58.35 Mar/19
Euro Area 57.40 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 56.40 Mar/19
Turkey 53.10 Apr/19
India 49.80 Dec/18
Argentina 47.00 Mar/19


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