The unemployment rate in Uruguay rose to 8.8% in April of 2023, the highest since September 2021, up from 7.7% in the same month of the previous year, as more people looked for work. The labor force participation rate increased to 63% from 61.7% in April 2022; while the employment rate edged up to 57.5% from 56.9%. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Uruguay
Unemployment Rate in Uruguay averaged 8.00 percent from 2006 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in January of 2006 and a record low of 5.40 percent in December of 2010. This page provides - Uruguay Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Uruguay Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.
Unemployment Rate in Uruguay is expected to be 8.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Uruguay Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.