Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate  1990-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico increased to 11.70 percent in August from 10.40 percent in July of 2017. Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 13.25 percent from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 18.40 percent in August of 1993 and a record low of 8.90 percent in December of 2000.

Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate
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Puerto Rico Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.70 10.40 18.40 8.90 percent [+]
Population 3.47 3.59 3.83 2.36 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 39.90 39.70 49.80 39.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 71.00 70.90 161.60 70.90 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 868.50 865.00 1100.80 826.70 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 216.90 215.20 401.90 215.20 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 969.00 982.00 1301.00 946.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 35.20 35.60 44.70 33.50 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 128.00 114.00 226.00 102.00 Thousand [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.70 10.40 18.40 8.90 1990 - 2017 percent Monthly
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