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

Unemployment Rate in Peru decreased to 6.80 percent in June from 7 percent in May of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Peru averaged 8.15 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.

Peru Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.40 7.00 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 Sunday, August 30, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-02-16 04:00 PM Dec 6.4% 5.6% 5.5%
2015-04-15 04:50 PM Mar 7.0% 6.9% 7.0%
2015-05-15 04:50 PM Apr 6.8% 7% 6.4%

Peru Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.40 7.00 13.00 5.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4656.25 4718.47 4739.52 3401.71 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 321.71 271.96 560.01 247.25 Thousand [+]
Wages 1560.91 1587.33 1713.12 732.14 PEN/Month [+]
Population 31.40 30.47 31.40 9.93 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 750.00 750.00 750.00 1.00 PEN/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 [+]