Costa Rica Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 8.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 8.90 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos de Costa Rica. Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica averaged 9.72 Percent from 2010 until 2013, 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. 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. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
8.30 8.90 10.91 8.30 9.40 | 2013/12 2010 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Costa Rica Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-07-01 05:30 PM Costa Rica
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2013 9.6% 9.8% 9.66%
2013-09-30 05:25 PM Costa Rica
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 10.4% 9.6% 9.5%
2013-12-31 02:30 PM Costa Rica
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 8.9% 10.4% 11.2%
2014-03-31 04:00 PM Costa Rica
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2013 8.3% 8.9% 9.4%
2014-06-30 04:00 PM Costa Rica
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2014 8.3% 9.2%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 4.65 2012-12-31 4.59 4.65 1.33 4.71 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 8.30 2013-12-31 8.90 10.91 8.30 9.40 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 169490.00 2012-06-29 165015.00 172205.00 38708.00 169921.14 2012-12-31 [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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Costa Rica Capital Flows at 779.61 USD Million  
Capital Flows in Costa Rica increased to 779.61 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 470.53 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Capital Flows in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Changes in Inventories at -37884.70 CRC Million  
Changes in Inventories in Costa Rica decreased to -37884.70 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 9872.70 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Changes in Inventories in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 165.76 Index Points  
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Costa Rica Consumer Spending at 448161.30 CRC Million  
Consumer Spending in Costa Rica increased to 448161.30 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 389016.20 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Current Account at -760.14 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 760.14 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 317.85 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica increased to 317.85 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 260.22 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica GDP Constant Prices at 573458.30 CRC Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica increased to 573458.30 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 573221.30 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank Of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Government Spending at 50118.70 CRC Million  
Government Spending in Costa Rica increased to 50118.70 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 49767.90 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Government Spending in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 183181.90 CRC Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica increased to 183181.90 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 155588.20 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank Of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 367.48 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Costa Rica increased to 367.48 Index Points in March of 2014 from 361.89 Index Points in February of 2014. Producer Prices in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
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