Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico is expected to be 12.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico to stand at 11.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 13.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate
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Puerto Rico Labour Last Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 10 12.8 12.8 12.7 11.6 13.3
Population 3.47 3.5 3.44 3.4 3.38 3.12
Labor Force Participation Rate 40 39.78 39.49 39.53 39.65 39.67
Manufacturing Payrolls 70.5 71 71.01 71.01 71.01 71.01
Non Farm Payrolls 845 886 876 863 862 864
Government Payrolls 210 216 215 215 215 215
Employed Persons 979 982 966 973 973 972
Employment Rate 36 36.09 34.86 35.75 35.12 35.37
Unemployed Persons 109 136 138 134 117 140