Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico is expected to be 9.50 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 10.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 11.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Puerto Rico Labour Last Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 9.1 9.5 9.7 10 10 11.4
Population 3.73 3.47 3.45 3.53 3.62 3.79
Labor Force Participation Rate 41 40.5 40.6 40.7 40.8 41
Manufacturing Payrolls 69.5 69 69 69.2 69.4 70.5
Non Farm Payrolls 845 848 848 847 848 848
Government Payrolls 206 208 209 209 209 215
Employed Persons 1000 997 999 997 995 1000
Employment Rate 37.1 36.8 37 37.2 37.4 37.4
Unemployed Persons 105 106 108 110 110 112