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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Peru

Peru Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 15.3 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 4117 Thousand Person | 4.117 Million Person Mar/21
Employment Rate  84.7 % Mar/21
Unemployed Persons 742 Thousand Persons | 0.742 Million Persons Mar/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Peru - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Peru?

  • Unemployment Rate in Peru increased to 15.3 % in March 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
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
15.1 Nov/20 15.12.2020
16.4 Oct/20 16.11.2020
16.5 Sep/20 15.10.2020
15.6 Aug/20 15.09.2020


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 4117 Thousand Person (4.117 Million Person) in March 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
4117 Mar/21 15.04.2021
4235 Feb/21 20.03.2021
4439 Jan/21 15.02.2021
4356 Dec/20 16.01.2021
4143 Nov/20 15.12.2020
3873 Oct/20 16.11.2020
3750 Sep/20 17.10.2020
3611 Aug/20 15.09.2020


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 decreased to 84.7 % in March 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
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
84.9 Nov/20 15.12.2020
83.6 Oct/20 16.11.2020
83.5 Sep/20 17.10.2020
84.4 Aug/20 15.09.2020


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 increased to 742 Thousand Persons (0.742 Million Persons) in March 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
742 Mar/21 15.04.2021
718 Feb/21 20.03.2021
664 Jan/21 15.02.2021
700 Dec/20 16.01.2021
738 Nov/20 15.12.2020
761 Oct/20 16.11.2020
743 Sep/20 17.10.2020
666 Aug/20 15.09.2020


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 Mar/21 421.888 USD/Month 418.082
Living Wage Individual 2018 284.026 USD/Month 284.026

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Mar/21 14.2 % 15.9
Panama 2019 7.1 % 6
Puerto Rico Mar/21 7.4 % 7.7
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Feb/21 14.4 % 14.2
Chile Mar/21 12.1 % 10.3
Paraguay 4Q/20 7.2 % 8.2
Argentina 4Q/20 11 % 11.7
Canada Apr/21 8.1 % 7.5
Ecuador 4Q/20 6.1 % 8.6
Mexico Mar/21 3.9 % 4.4
Peru Mar/21 15.3 % 14.5
United States Apr/21 6.1 % 6
Uruguay Mar/21 9.7 % 11.1
Jamaica 4Q/20 10.7 % 12.6
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2019 7.7 % 9.4
Cameroon 2019 3.4 % 3.4
Cape Verde 2020 12.3 % 11.3
Cuba 2019 1.2 % 1.7
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.1
El Salvador 2019 6.3 % 6.4
Guyana 2019 11.9 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/20 4.8 % 4.8
Trinidad and Tobago 1Q/19 4 % 3.5