Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate 1976-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico decreased to 11.90 percent in July from 12.60 percent in June of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 15.37 percent from 1976 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 24 percent in February of 1983 and a record low of 9.70 percent in September of 2000. Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico is reported by the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.90 12.60 24.00 9.70 1976 - 2015 percent Monthly
Puerto Rico, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, August 28, 2015.


Puerto Rico Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.90 12.60 24.00 9.70 percent [+]
Population 3.62 3.67 3.83 2.36 Million [+]


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 4.41 Jun/15 4.45 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 [+]