Chile Unemployment Rate 1986-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Chile increased to 6.60 percent in July from 6.50 percent in June of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Chile averaged 8.23 percent from 1986 until 2015, 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. Unemployment Rate in Chile is reported by the National Institute of Statistics, Chile.

Chile Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.60 6.50 13.50 5.10 1986 - 2015 percent Monthly
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. Content for - Chile Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Thursday, September 3, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-30 01:00 PM May 6.6% 6.1% 6.3% 6%
2015-07-31 01:00 PM Jun 6.5% 6.6% 6.7% 6.6%
2015-08-31 01:00 PM Jul 6.6% 6.5% 6.6% 6.5%
2015-09-30 01:00 PM Aug 6.6
2015-10-30 12:00 PM Sep 6.8
2015-11-27 12:00 PM Oct 6.9

Chile Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.60 6.50 13.50 5.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 7972.63 7976.15 8013.72 6478.51 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 555.74 560.52 855.70 468.14 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 58.80 62.10 161.40 44.60 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.57 59.71 60.37 57.69 percent [+]
Wages 3658.20 3622.19 3658.20 2570.67 CLP/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 139.13 139.11 139.73 99.13 Index Points [+]
Population 17.81 17.56 17.81 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 [+]
Minimum Wages 241000.00 225000.00 241000.00 115648.00 CLP/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Jun/15 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]