Employment Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 48.71 percent in the second quarter of 2021 from 49.44 percent in the first quarter of 2021. source: Central Bank of Costa Rica

Employment Rate in Costa Rica averaged 54.02 percent from 2010 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 57.79 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 and a record low of 43.74 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - Costa Rica Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Costa Rica Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Employment Rate in Costa Rica is expected to be 52.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Costa Rica Employment Rate is projected to trend around 53.37 percent in 2022 and 53.88 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Costa Rica Employment Rate

Costa Rica Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployed Persons 434201.00 Jun/21 457999.00 551373.00 38708.00
Minimum Wages 5399.18 points Sep/21 5399.18 5399.18 7.53
Employment Rate 48.71 percent Jun/21 49.44 57.79 43.74

Costa Rica Employment Rate
In Costa Rica, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.