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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Paraguay

Paraguay Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 6.5 % 1Q/23
Employed Persons 3611609 Person | 3.612 Million Person 2Q/23
Unemployed Persons 242982 Persons | 0.243 Million Persons 1Q/23


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Paraguay - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Paraguay?

  • Unemployment Rate in Paraguay increased to 6.5 % in the first quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 9.2 % and minimum was 5.2 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
6.5 1Q/23 24.05.2023
6.3 3Q/22 07.02.2023
6.7 2Q/22 05.09.2022
6.8 4Q/21 28.02.2022
8.6 2Q/21 21.09.2021
8.1 1Q/21 09.08.2021
7.2 4Q/20 11.03.2021
7.6 2Q/20 24.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Paraguay by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Horacio Cartes 15.08.2013 - 28.05.2018 7.3000 7.6000 9.1000 5.5000 4.11%
Federico Franco 22.06.2012 - 15.08.2013 8.3000 7.4000 8.3000 6.5000 -10.84%
Fernando Lugo 15.08.2008 - 22.06.2012 9.1000 9.2000 9.2000 5.7000 1.10%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Person)

Employed Persons
                     Paraguay - Historical Data (Person)

How many employed persons are in Paraguay?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Paraguay increased to 3611609 Person (3.612 Million Person) in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 3466761 Person and minimum was 945026 Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
3611609 2Q/23 06.10.2023
3507495 1Q/23 09.06.2023
3517762 3Q/22 07.02.2023
3458166 2Q/22 05.09.2022
3513422 4Q/21 28.02.2022
3410927 2Q/21 21.09.2021
3455027 1Q/21 09.08.2021
3454040 4Q/20 11.03.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Person)

Employed Persons in Paraguay by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Paraguay - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Paraguay?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Paraguay increased to 242982 Persons (0.243 Million Persons) in the first quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 294697 Persons and minimum was 60451 Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics and Censuses.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
242982 1Q/23 09.06.2023
238352 3Q/22 07.02.2023
249983 2Q/22 05.09.2022
256860 4Q/21 28.02.2022
318984 2Q/21 21.09.2021
306228 1Q/21 09.08.2021
266902 4Q/20 11.03.2021
256882 2Q/20 24.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Paraguay by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Paraguay

Index Updated Actual Previous
Minimum Wages Sep/23 367.093 USD/Month 367.093
Living Wage Individual 2018 225.611 USD/Month 225.611
Wages High Skilled 2018 722.612 USD/Month 687.613
Wages Low Skilled  2018 398.303 USD/Month 394.896

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Aug/23 9.28 % 9.57
Panama 2022 8.8 % 10.3
Puerto Rico Aug/23 6.1 % 6.8
Honduras 2022 8.7 % 8.6
Brazil Aug/23 7.8 % 7.9
Chile Aug/23 9 % 8.77
Paraguay 1Q/23 6.5 % 5.7
Argentina 2Q/23 6.2 % 6.9
Canada Sep/23 5.5 % 5.5
Ecuador 2Q/23 3.8 % 3.2
Mexico Aug/23 3 % 3.1
Peru Aug/23 6.6 % 6.3
United States Sep/23 3.8 % 3.8
Uruguay Aug/23 8.2 % 7.8
Jamaica 2Q/23 4.5 % 6.6
Suriname 2022 8.6 % 9.1
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2022 5 % 10.2
Cameroon 2022 4 % 4.1
Cape Verde 2022 13.6 % 13.9
Cuba 2021 2.8 % 2.6
Dominican Republic 1Q/23 5.2 % 4.8
El Salvador 2022 5 % 7.2
Guyana 2021 14.5 % 15.4
Haiti 2022 14.8 % 15
Nicaragua 2Q/23 3.3 % 3.3
Trinidad and Tobago 1Q/23 4.9 % 4.7