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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Paraguay

Paraguay Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 6.8 % 4Q/21
Employed Persons 3513422 Person | 3.513 Million Person 4Q/21
Unemployed Persons 256860 Persons | 0.257 Million Persons 4Q/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Paraguay - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Paraguay?

  • Unemployment Rate in Paraguay increased to 6.8 % in the forth quarter of 2021. 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
6.8 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
5.7 4Q/19 25.03.2020
6.2 3Q/19 19.11.2019
7.4 2Q/19 29.10.2019


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 3513422 Person (3.513 Million Person) in the forth quarter of 2021. 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
3513422 4Q/21 28.02.2022
3410927 2Q/21 21.09.2021
3455027 1Q/21 09.08.2021
3454040 4Q/20 11.03.2021
3133613 2Q/20 24.11.2020
3466761 4Q/19 28.04.2020
3378074 3Q/19 19.11.2019
3291091 2Q/19 29.10.2019


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 256860 Persons (0.257 Million Persons) in the forth quarter of 2021. 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
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
224266 3Q/19 19.11.2019
264683 2Q/19 29.10.2019
252735 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 Apr/22 334.116 USD/Month 334.116
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 Mar/22 12.1 % 12.9
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico Apr/22 5.8 % 5.8
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Mar/22 11.1 % 11.2
Chile Mar/22 7.8 % 7.5
Paraguay 4Q/21 6.8 % 6.5
Argentina 4Q/21 7 % 8.2
Canada Apr/22 5.2 % 5.3
Ecuador 3Q/21 6.6 % 7.4
Mexico Mar/22 3 % 3.7
Peru Apr/22 8.3 % 9.4
United States Apr/22 3.6 % 3.6
Uruguay Mar/22 7.7 % 7.3
Jamaica 1Q/22 6.2 % 7.1
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2020 13.7 % 7.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2020 14.5 % 11.3
Cuba 2020 3.87 % 1.2
Dominican Republic 2Q/21 7.6 % 8
El Salvador 2020 6.9 % 6.3
Guyana 2020 15.8 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/21 3.7 % 4.3
Trinidad and Tobago 4Q/20 7.2 % 6.1