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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Peru

Peru Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 6.8 % Jul/22
Employed Persons 5088 Thousand Person | 5.088 Million Person Jun/22
Employment Rate  93.2 % Jun/22
Unemployed Persons 370 Thousand Persons | 0.37 Million Persons Jun/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Peru - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Peru?

  • Unemployment Rate in Peru remained unchanged at 6.8 % in July 2022. 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
6.8 Jul/22 16.08.2022
6.8 Jun/22 15.07.2022
7.2 Apr/22 16.05.2022
9.4 Mar/22 15.04.2022
8.9 Feb/22 15.03.2022
8.6 Jan/22 15.02.2022
7.8 Dec/21 18.01.2022
10 Sep/21 15.10.2021


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 decreased to 5088 Thousand Person (5.088 Million Person) in June 2022. 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
5088 Jun/22 16.07.2022
5113 May/22 18.06.2022
5051 Apr/22 16.05.2022
4921 Mar/22 15.04.2022
4878 Feb/22 19.03.2022
4862 Jan/22 15.02.2022
4909 Dec/21 22.01.2022
4813 Nov/21 18.01.2022


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 93.2 % in June 2022. 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
93.2 Jun/22 16.07.2022
92.8 May/22 18.06.2022
91.7 Apr/22 16.05.2022
90.6 Mar/22 15.04.2022
91.1 Feb/22 19.03.2022
91.4 Jan/22 15.02.2022
92.2 Dec/21 22.01.2022
90.9 Nov/21 18.01.2022


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 370 Thousand Persons (0.37 Million Persons) in June 2022. 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
370 Jun/22 16.07.2022
397 May/22 18.06.2022
455 Apr/22 16.05.2022
511 Mar/22 15.04.2022
477 Feb/22 19.03.2022
458 Jan/22 15.02.2022
417 Dec/21 22.01.2022
481 Nov/21 18.01.2022


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
Wages Jun/22 434.647 USD/Month 434.907
Living Wage Individual 2018 284.026 USD/Month 284.026

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Jun/22 11.26 % 10.65
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico Jun/22 5.8 % 5.9
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Jun/22 9.3 % 9.8
Chile Jun/22 7.8 % 7.8
Paraguay 4Q/21 6.8 % 6.5
Argentina 1Q/22 7 % 7
Canada Jul/22 4.9 % 4.9
Ecuador 3Q/21 6.6 % 7.4
Mexico Jun/22 3.3 % 3.3
Peru Jul/22 6.8 % 6.8
United States Jul/22 3.5 % 3.6
Uruguay Jun/22 8.4 % 8.1
Jamaica 2Q/22 6 % 6
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 2021 14.5 % 14.5
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 2Q/21 4.7 % 6.5