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

Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico increased to 11.80 percent in March of 2015 from 11.60 percent in February of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 15.39 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.

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Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.80 11.60 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 - Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Puerto Rico Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.80 11.60 24.00 9.70 percent [+]
Population 3.62 3.67 3.83 2.36 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Apr/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.40 Apr/15 6.20 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Apr/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Feb/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Mar/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Mar/15 4.70 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 13.00 Mar/15 12.70 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.86 Mar/15 4.33 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Apr/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Apr/15 5.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Apr/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.20 Feb/15 11.30 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Mar/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.40 Apr/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]