Unemployment Rate in Peru decreased to 7.20 percent in April from 9.40 percent in March of 2022. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI)

Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 8.22 percent from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 16.50 percent in September of 2020 and a record low of 5.60 percent in December of 2012. This page provides - Peru Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Peru Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Peru is expected to be 7.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Peru Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Peru Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-16 07:00 PM Apr 8.3% 9.4% 8.6%
2022-06-15 03:45 PM May 7.2% 8.3% 8.6%
2022-07-15 03:30 PM Jun 7.2% 7.6%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 7.20 9.40 percent Apr 2022
Unemployed Persons 397.40 455.00 Thousand May 2022
Employed Persons 5113.00 5051.00 Thousand May 2022
Employment Rate 92.80 91.70 percent May 2022

Peru Unemployment Rate
In Peru, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.20 9.40 16.50 5.60 2001 - 2022 percent Monthly