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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Paraguay

Paraguay Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 6.7 % 2Q/22
Employed Persons 3458166 Person | 3.458 Million Person 2Q/22
Unemployed Persons 249983 Persons | 0.25 Million Persons 2Q/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Paraguay - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Paraguay?

  • Unemployment Rate in Paraguay decreased to 6.7 % in the second quarter of 2022. 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
6.7 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
5.7 4Q/19 25.03.2020
6.2 3Q/19 19.11.2019


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 3458166 Person (3.458 Million Person) in the second quarter of 2022. 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
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
3133613 2Q/20 24.11.2020
3466761 4Q/19 28.04.2020
3378074 3Q/19 19.11.2019


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 decreased to 249983 Persons (0.25 Million Persons) in the second quarter of 2022. 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
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
224266 3Q/19 19.11.2019
264683 2Q/19 29.10.2019


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 Nov/22 352.512 USD/Month 352.512
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 Oct/22 9.9 % 10.7
Panama 2021 14.5 % 18.5
Puerto Rico Oct/22 6.5 % 6
Honduras 2021 8.6 % 10.9
Brazil Oct/22 8.3 % 8.7
Chile Oct/22 8 % 8
Paraguay 2Q/22 6.7 % 8.5
Argentina 2Q/22 6.9 % 7
Canada Nov/22 5.1 % 5.2
Ecuador 2Q/22 5.4 % 6.7
Mexico Oct/22 3.3 % 3.3
Peru Oct/22 7.2 % 7.7
United States Nov/22 3.7 % 3.7
Uruguay Oct/22 7.8 % 8.3
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 2Q/22 5.2 % 6.4
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 2Q/22 4.5 % 5.1