Costa Rica Unemployment Rate 2010-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica increased to 10.10 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from 9.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica averaged 9.72 percent from 2010 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 10.91 percent in the third quarter of 2011 and a record low of 8.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos de Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.10 9.70 10.91 8.30 2010 - 2015 percent Quarterly
In Costa Rica, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Costa Rica Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Costa Rica Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, August 31, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-30 03:20 PM Q3 10% 9.0% 9.1%
2015-03-31 02:40 PM Q4 9.7% 10% 9.5%
2015-06-03 05:00 PM Q1 10.1% 9.7% 10.1%
2015-09-01 04:00 PM Q2 10.1% 10.5%
2015-12-30 04:00 PM Q3 10.2%

Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.10 9.70 10.91 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 220175.00 189295.00 220175.00 38708.00 [+]
Population 4.77 4.71 4.77 1.33 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 4853.31 4807.96 4853.31 7.53 Index Points [+]
Wages 594811.00 585223.00 711157.00 357554.00 CRC/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 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/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 12.70 Jun/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 [+]