Peru Unemployment Rate 2001-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Peru increased to 7 percent in March of 2015 from 6.90 percent in February of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 8.17 percent from 2001 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 13 percent in January of 2005 and a record low of 5.60 percent in December of 2012. Unemployment Rate in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.

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Peru Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 6.90 13.00 5.60 2001 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Peru, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Peru Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Peru Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, April 27, 2015.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-15 04:30 PM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
5.6% 5.7% 5.3% 5.5%
2015-02-16 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
6.4% 5.6% 5.5%
2015-04-15 04:50 PM
Unemployment Rate  Mar
7.0% 6.9% 7.0%


Peru Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.00 6.90 13.00 5.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4714.25 4534.18 4739.52 3401.71 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 346.64 408.63 560.01 247.25 Thousand [+]
Wages 1634.83 1713.12 1713.12 732.14 PEN [+]
Population 30.47 30.13 30.47 9.93 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 750.00 750.00 750.00 1.00 PEN [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.10 Mar/15 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.90 Feb/15 5.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Mar/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Feb/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Feb/15 11.40 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.80 Feb/15 4.80 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Feb/15 12.60 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Feb/15 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.33 Feb/15 4.51 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Mar/15 7.10 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.90 Mar/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Mar/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.30 Jan/15 10.90 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Feb/15 5.70 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.50 Mar/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]