Unemployment Rate in Peru decreased to 10.30 percent in June from 12 percent in May of 2021. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI)

Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 8.17 percent from 2001 until 2021, 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 August of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Peru is expected to be 10.00 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 8.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Peru Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.50 percent in 2022 and 6.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Peru Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.30 12.00 16.50 5.60 2001 - 2021 percent Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-04-15 03:00 PM Mar 15.3% 14.5% 14.7%
2021-05-15 07:00 PM Apr 15.1% 15.3% 16%
2021-06-15 03:20 PM May 12.0% 15.1%
2021-07-15 03:30 PM Jun 10.3% 12.0% 12%
2021-08-17 02:00 PM Jul 10.3%
2021-09-15 03:30 PM Aug
2021-10-15 03:30 PM Sep
2021-11-16 03:00 PM Oct

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.