Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico decreased to 7.10 percent in October from 7.90 percent in September of 2021. source: Departamento del Trabajo y Recursos Humanos, Puerto Rico

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 14.60 percent from 1976 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 25.30 percent in January of 1983 and a record low of 7 percent in August of 2019. This page provides the latest reported value for - Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico is expected to be 8.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.00 percent in 2022 and 8.10 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 7.10 7.90 percent Oct/21
Non Farm Payrolls 870.30 862.00 Thousand Oct/21
Unemployed Persons 86.00 99.00 Thousand Sep/21
Manufacturing Payrolls 78.60 77.80 Thousand Sep/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 42.50 42.30 percent Sep/21
Government Payrolls 196.10 194.30 Thousand Sep/21
Employment Rate 39.20 38.40 percent Sep/21
Employed Persons 1006.00 988.00 Thousand Sep/21
Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate
Puerto Rico, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.