Costa Rica Unemployment Rate 2010-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 9 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 9.70 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica averaged 9.67 Percent from 2010 until 2014, 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.

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Costa Rica Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 9.70 10.91 8.30 2010 - 2014 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 Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-03-31 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q4 2013
8.3% 8.9% 9.4%
2014-06-30 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q1
9.7% 8.3% 9.2%
2014-09-01 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q2
9.0% 9.7% 8.8%
2014-12-30 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q3
9.0% 9.1%
2015-03-31 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q4
8.7%
2015-06-30 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q1
8.7%


Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.00 9.70 10.91 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 169490.00 165015.00 172205.00 38708.00 [+]
Population 4.71 4.65 4.71 1.33 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]