Unemployment Rate in Peru increased to 16.50 percent in September from 15.60 percent in August of 2020. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI)

Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 7.95 percent from 2001 until 2020, 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 October of 2020.

Unemployment Rate in Peru is expected to be 15.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Peru to stand at 15.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Peru Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 14.90 percent in 2021 and 13.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Peru Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.50 15.60 16.50 5.60 2001 - 2020 percent Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-15 03:30 PM Jun 16.3% 13.1% 13.3%
2020-08-17 02:00 PM Jul 16.4% 16.3% 16.5%
2020-09-15 03:30 PM Aug 15.6% 16.4% 16.5%
2020-10-15 03:30 PM Sep 16.5% 15.6% 15.6%
2020-11-16 02:00 PM Oct
2020-12-14 04:30 PM Nov

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.