Unemployment Rate in Peru increased to 15.30 percent in March from 14.50 percent in February of 2021. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI)

Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 8.12 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 May of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Peru is expected to be 15.60 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 14.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Peru Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 13.00 percent in 2022 and 12.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Peru Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.30 14.50 16.50 5.60 2001 - 2021 percent Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-15 03:00 PM Dec 13.8% 15.1% 15.3%
2021-02-15 03:30 PM Jan 13% 13.8% 13.5%
2021-03-15 03:00 PM Feb 14.5% 13% 12.7%
2021-04-15 03:00 PM Mar 15.3% 14.5% 14.7%
2021-05-17 04:00 PM Apr 15.3% 16%
2021-06-15 04:00 PM May
2021-07-15 03:30 PM Jun
2021-08-17 02:00 PM Jul

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.