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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in El Salvador

El Salvador Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 7.2 % 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.7 % 2020
Employed Persons 2746864 Person | 2.747 Million Person 2021
Employment Rate  46.36 % 2021
Unemployed Persons 185808 Persons | 0.186 Million Persons 2021


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     El Salvador - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in El Salvador?

  • Unemployment Rate in El Salvador increased to 7.2 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 7.97 % and minimum was 5.88 %.
  • Data published Yearly by General Direction of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.2 2021 13.10.2022
6.9 2020 01.07.2021
6.3 2019 30.06.2020
6.4 2018 29.10.2019
7 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in El Salvador by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     El Salvador - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in El Salvador?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in El Salvador increased to 14.7 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 15 % and minimum was 8.9 %.
  • Data published Yearly by General Direction of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
14.7 2020 03.08.2021
13.4 2019 02.09.2020
14.4 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in El Salvador by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employed Persons (Person)

Employed Persons
                     El Salvador - Historical Data (Person)

How many employed persons are in El Salvador?

  • Number of Employed Persons in El Salvador decreased to 2746864 Person (2.747 Million Person) in 2021. The maximum rate was 2908119 Person and minimum was 2173963 Person.
  • Data published Yearly by General Direction of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2746864 2021 27.08.2022
2917617 2020 10.09.2021
2908119 2019 02.09.2020
275209 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Person)

Employed Persons in El Salvador by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     El Salvador - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in El Salvador?

  • Employment Rate in El Salvador increased to 46.36 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 46.31 % and minimum was 40.4 %.
  • Data published Yearly by General Direction of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
46.36 2021 27.08.2022
46.16 2020 03.08.2021
46.31 2019 27.06.2020
45.24 2018 29.10.2019
44.98 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in El Salvador by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     El Salvador - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in El Salvador?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in El Salvador decreased to 185808 Persons (0.186 Million Persons) in 2021. The maximum rate was 208694 Persons and minimum was 146858 Persons.
  • Data published Yearly by General Direction of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
185808 2021 27.08.2022
200943 2020 03.08.2021
196747 2019 27.06.2020
190724 2018 29.10.2019
208694 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in El Salvador by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in El Salvador

Index Updated Actual Previous
Labor Force Participation Rate 2021 61.7 % 61.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 37.112 USD/Month 37.112
Wages High Skilled 2018 94.893 USD/Month 94.551
Wages Low Skilled  2018 33.23 USD/Month 34.6

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Dec/22 10.3 % 9.5
Panama 2021 14.5 % 18.5
Puerto Rico Dec/22 6 % 6.2
Honduras 2021 8.6 % 10.9
Brazil Nov/22 8.1 % 8.3
Chile Dec/22 7.9 % 7.9
Paraguay 2Q/22 6.7 % 8.5
Argentina 3Q/22 7.1 % 6.9
Canada Dec/22 5 % 5.1
Ecuador 3Q/22 4.7 % 5.3
Mexico Dec/22 2.8 % 2.8
Peru Dec/22 7.1 % 7.6
United States Jan/23 3.4 % 3.5
Uruguay Dec/22 7.9 % 7.8
Jamaica 3Q/22 6.6 % 6
Suriname 2021 10.1 % 9.8
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2021 10.2 % 13.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2021 14.5 % 14.5
Cuba 2021 2.8 % 2.6
Dominican Republic 3Q/22 4.8 % 5.2
El Salvador 2021 7.2 % 6.9
Guyana 2021 14.5 % 15.4
Haiti 2021 15.7 % 15.5
Nicaragua 2Q/22 3.1 % 3.8
Trinidad and Tobago 3Q/22 5.4 % 4.5