El Salvador Unemployment Rate 1995-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in El Salvador decreased to 5.90 percent in 2013 from 6.10 percent in 2012. Unemployment Rate in El Salvador averaged 6.86 Percent from 1995 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 7.97 Percent in 1997 and a record low of 5.88 Percent in 2008. Unemployment Rate in El Salvador is reported by the Dirección General de Estadística y Censos - DIGESTYC.

   
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El Salvador Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.90 6.10 7.97 5.88 1995 - 2013 percent Yearly
In El Salvador, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - El Salvador Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - El Salvador Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

El Salvador Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.10 7.97 5.88 percent [+]
Population 6.34 6.30 6.34 2.77 Million [+]
Employed Persons 165649.00 165439.00 201556.00 146858.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.60 62.20 63.60 52.40 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 165649.00 165439.00 201556.00 146858.00 Persons [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.40 10.60 11.90 8.90 percent [+]