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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Peru

Peru Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 7.8 % Dec/21
Employed Persons 4813 Thousand Person | 4.813 Million Person Nov/21
Employment Rate  90.9 % Nov/21
Unemployed Persons 481 Thousand Persons | 0.481 Million Persons Nov/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Peru - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Peru?

  • Unemployment Rate in Peru decreased to 10.3 % in June 2021. The maximum rate was 16.5 % and minimum was 5.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics and Informatics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
9.5 Aug/21 15.09.2021
9.4 Jul/21 16.08.2021
10.3 Jun/21 15.07.2021
12 May/21 17.05.2021
15.3 Mar/21 15.04.2021
14.5 Feb/21 15.03.2021
13 Jan/21 15.02.2021
13.8 Dec/20 15.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Peru by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Martín Vizcarra 23.03.2018 - 8.0000 6.6000 8.1000 6.6000 -17.50%
Pablo Kuczynski 28.06.2016 - 23.03.2018 7.0000 7.3000 7.7000 5.8000 4.29%
Ollanta Humala 28.07.2011 - 28.07.2016 7.0000 7.0000 8.7000 5.6000 0.00%
Alan García Pérez 28.07.2006 - 28.07.2011 8.2000 7.3000 11.5000 6.7000 -10.98%
Alejandro Toledo 28.07.2001 - 28.07.2006 8.9000 8.0000 13.0000 7.6000 -10.11%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Peru - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Peru?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Peru increased to 4575 Thousand Person (4.575 Million Person) in June 2021. The maximum rate was 5037 Thousand Person and minimum was 2198 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics and Informatics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
4666 Jul/21 17.08.2021
4575 Jun/21 17.07.2021
4409 May/21 19.06.2021
4110 Apr/21 22.05.2021
4117 Mar/21 15.04.2021
4235 Feb/21 20.03.2021
4439 Jan/21 15.02.2021
4356 Dec/20 16.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Peru by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Peru - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Peru?

  • Employment Rate in Peru increased to 89.7 % in June 2021. The maximum rate was 94.6 % and minimum was 83.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics and Informatics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
90.6 Jul/21 17.08.2021
89.7 Jun/21 17.07.2021
88 May/21 19.06.2021
84.7 Apr/21 22.05.2021
84.7 Mar/21 15.04.2021
85.5 Feb/21 20.03.2021
87 Jan/21 20.02.2021
86.2 Dec/20 16.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Peru by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Peru - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Peru?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Peru decreased to 527 Thousand Persons (0.527 Million Persons) in June 2021. The maximum rate was 761 Thousand Persons and minimum was 269 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics and Informatics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
484 Jul/21 17.08.2021
527 Jun/21 17.07.2021
603 May/21 19.06.2021
732 Apr/21 22.05.2021
742 Mar/21 15.04.2021
718 Feb/21 20.03.2021
664 Jan/21 15.02.2021
700 Dec/20 16.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Peru by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Peru

Index Updated Actual Previous
Unemployment Rate Jun/21 10.3 % 12
Living Wage Individual 2018 284.026 USD/Month 284.026

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia May/21 15.6 % 15.1
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico May/21 8.1 % 7
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Apr/21 14.7 % 14.7
Chile May/21 10 % 10.2
Paraguay 4Q/20 7.2 % 8.2
Argentina 1Q/21 10.2 % 11
Canada Jun/21 7.8 % 8.2
Ecuador 4Q/20 6.1 % 8.6
Mexico May/21 4 % 4.7
Peru Jun/21 10.3 % 12
United States Jun/21 5.9 % 5.8
Uruguay May/21 10.2 % 10.2
Jamaica 1Q/21 8.9 % 10.7
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2020 7.8 % 7.7
Cameroon 2020 3.6 % 3.3
Cape Verde 2020 12.3 % 11.3
Cuba 2020 3.87 % 1.2
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.1
El Salvador 2020 7 % 6.3
Guyana 2020 15.8 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/20 4.8 % 4.8
Trinidad and Tobago 2Q/19 4.4 % 4