Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico increased to 6.50 percent in October from 6 percent in August of 2022. source: Departamento del Trabajo y Recursos Humanos, Puerto Rico

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 14.44 percent from 1976 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 25.30 percent in January of 1983 and a record low of 5.70 percent in July of 2022. This page provides the latest reported value for - Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico is expected to be 8.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.10 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 6.50 6.00 percent Oct 2022
Employment Rate 40.50 40.10 percent Oct 2022
Employed Persons 1109.00 1098.00 Thousand Oct 2022
Unemployed Persons 77.00 70.00 Thousand Oct 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 929.50 923.20 Thousand Oct 2022
Manufacturing Payrolls 84.60 84.20 Thousand Oct 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 43.30 42.70 percent Oct 2022
Government Payrolls 193.10 192.00 Thousand Sep 2022

Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate
Puerto Rico, 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
6.50 6.00 25.30 5.70 1976 - 2022 percent Monthly