Chile Unemployment Rate  1986-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Chile increased to 6.6 percent in the three months to March of 2017 compared to 6.3 percent a year ago and in line with forecasts. The number of unemployed persons went up by 22 thousand to 580 thousand persons. Employment increased 1.4 percent or by 117 thousand to 8195 thousand persons. The labor force participation rate rose to 59.5 percent from 59.4 percent. Unemployment Rate in Chile averaged 8.13 percent from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13.50 percent in February of 1986 and a record low of 5.10 percent in February of 1998.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-28 12:00 PM Jan 6.2% 6.1% 6.1% 6%
2017-03-31 12:00 PM Feb 6.4% 6.2% 6.3% 6.3%
2017-04-28 12:00 PM Mar 6.6% 6.4% 6.6% 6.6%
2017-05-31 01:00 PM Apr 6.6% 6.8%
2017-06-30 01:00 PM May 6.8%
2017-07-31 01:00 PM Jun 6.8%




Chile Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.60 6.40 13.50 5.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8195.02 8191.92 8230.37 6478.51 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 580.08 557.95 855.70 468.14 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 55.53 55.60 56.67 52.47 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.47 59.38 60.37 57.69 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 21.60 21.30 161.40 19.20 Index Points [+]
Wages 4023.33 4054.33 4054.33 2570.67 CLP/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 153.89 152.27 153.89 99.13 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 265000.00 250000.00 265000.00 115648.00 CLP/Month [+]
Population 18.19 18.01 18.19 7.65 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 521764.60 537583.40 542705.70 521764.60 CLP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 407760.50 422487.50 422487.50 401939.60 CLP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 383200.00 392700.00 392700.00 281900.00 CLP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 1210400.00 1253700.00 1253700.00 1093100.00 CLP/Month [+]


Chile Unemployment Rate Notes

In Chile, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Chile Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Chile Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.60 6.40 13.50 5.10 1986 - 2017 percent Monthly



unemployment rate by Country

Last
Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.70 Mar/17
Turkey 12.60 Feb/17
Italy 11.70 Mar/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.50 Mar/17
Canada 6.50 Apr/17
Australia 5.70 Apr/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.30 Apr/17
Netherlands 5.10 Apr/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Mar/17
United States 4.40 Apr/17
South Korea 4.00 Apr/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Mar/17
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/17
Mexico 3.19 Mar/17
Japan 2.80 Mar/17