Peru Labour Force Participation Rate

2001 - 2021 | Yearly | % | Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion

Key information about Peru Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Peru Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 71.9 % in Dec 2021, compared with 64.7 % in the previous year.
  • Peru Labour Force Participation Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 2001 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 72.3 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 74.1 % in Dec 2010 and a record low of 64.7 % in Dec 2020.
  • Peru Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion.
  • In the latest reports, Peru Population reached 32.8 million people in Jun 2020.
  • Unemployment Rate of Peru increased to 6.8 % in Jul 2022.
  • The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 431.3 USD in Jul 2022.

View Peru's Labour Force Participation Rate from 2001 to 2021 in the chart:

Peru Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Peru's Labour Force Participation Rate in 2021?

Peru Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 71.9 % in Dec 2021, compared with 64.7 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
71.9 2021 64.7 2020 64.7 2020 74.1 2010 % yearly 2001 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 62.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Armenia (%) 56.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 66.2 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Aug 2022
Austria (%) 77.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 63.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 70.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 57.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (%) 86.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Belgium (%) 70.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.7 Aug 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Aug 2022
Brunei (%) 63.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 56.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 66.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Aug 2022
Chile (%) 59.8 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Jul 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Croatia (%) 51.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 65.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (%) 59.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 66.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) 42.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Estonia (%) 65.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
European Union (%) 74.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Finland (%) 68.1 Aug 2022 monthly May 2004 - Aug 2022
France (%) 73.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 50.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Germany (%) 55.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 68.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Greece (%) 60.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.6 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - Aug 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Iceland (%) 80.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
India (%) 41.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Jun 2022
Ireland (%) 64.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 63.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jul 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 62.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Jul 2022
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 69.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
South Korea (%) 64.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Aug 2022
Kosovo (%) 39.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 76.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Latvia (%) 68.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 63.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 55.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 68.3 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jul 2022
Malta (%) 79.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (%) 54.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 60.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Moldova (%) 42.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (%) 59.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (%) 59.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Morocco (%) 45.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (%) 78.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 61.5 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Nepal (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 72.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2022
New Zealand (%) 70.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 62.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Norway (%) 65.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Oman (%) 68.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 32.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 44.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2022
Panama (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 70.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2022
Peru (%) 71.9 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Philippines (%) 65.2 Jul 2022 quarterly Jul 2003 - Jul 2022
Poland (%) 57.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Jun 2022
Portugal (%) 59.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 88.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (%) 51.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 68.5 Dec 2021 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 60.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2016 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 55.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Singapore (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 61.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (%) 59.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
South Africa (%) 58.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Spain (%) 58.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 50.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Jun 2022
Sudan (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Sweden (%) 76.7 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Jul 2022
Switzerland (%) 66.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 2,529.814 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,009.985 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 80,388.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PEN bn) 260.765 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PEN bn) 407.413 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (PEN bn) 256.480 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Public Debt: Domestic: Short Term (ST) (PEN mn) 6,639.806 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: Domestic (PEN mn) 145,502.207 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: Domestic: Long Term (LT) (PEN mn) 138,862.401 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt (PEN mn) 307,486.605 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: External (PEN mn) 161,984.398 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.489 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -149.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,774.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 18.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 15,588.929 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 53,509.875 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 7,566.539 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,086.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 20.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 714,811.308 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 498,110.069 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 732.000 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,017.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,634.000 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,327.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2022
Exports: 2007p (USD th) 3,837,345.34 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2018
Imports: 2007p (USD th) 3,175,235.60 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2018
Exports: Mining: Gold (USD mn) 717.826 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2022
Exports: Petroleum: Crude and Derivatives (USD mn) 267.458 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2022
Exports: Asia: China (USD mn) 1,634.000 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: America: NAFTA: USA (USD mn) 732.000 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: Asia: Japan (USD mn) 247.000 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: MINCETUR: South Korea (USD mn) 271.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: NAFTA: Canada (USD mn) 51.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: NAFTA: Mexico (USD mn) 165.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: India (USD mn) 89.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: Food: Main Nourishment (USD mn) 378.228 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2022
Imports: America: NAFTA: USA (USD mn) 1,017.000 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: Asia: China (USD mn) 1,327.000 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jul 2022
Trade Index: Terms of Trade (2007=100) 101.622 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 332.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -2,848.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,746.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -65.524 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 4.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -69.810 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 101,571.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 45.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 8,998.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 4.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -4.186 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -96,007.313 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) 3,139.281 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Financial Account (USD mn) -1,585.770 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,214.307 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Private Sector: Liabilities: Direct Investment (USD mn) 613.137 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2018
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -54.169 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -1,924.974 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (USD mn) 157,187.192 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 253,194.504 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Public External Debt: USD: Net (USD mn) 208.673 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
External Liabilities: Medium & Long Term (USD mn) 92,573.273 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock (USD mn) 29,231.778 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Netherlands (USD mn) 1,105.598 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Spain (USD mn) 5,222.137 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United Kingdom (USD mn) 5,423.081 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: USA (USD mn) 3,232.366 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Chile (USD mn) 3,579.538 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Communications (USD mn) 5,522.117 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Finance (USD mn) 5,928.998 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Mining (USD mn) 6,889.460 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Energy (USD mn) 3,501.445 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Industry (USD mn) 3,435.916 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.0 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Jul 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 16.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 70,474.972 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 113,333.400 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 0.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 6.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1997 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 69,435.0 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 29.933 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,905.000 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 84,842.628 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) -1.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 44,581.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -0.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 38,648.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 93,037.599 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.29 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.64 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible Foreign Currencies (FCR) (USD mn) 68,500.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 74,147.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
Depository Corporations: Broad Money (PEN mn) 288,389.11 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2018
Banking System: Net Domestic Credit (PEN mn) 116,956.557 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 4.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Aug 2022
BCRP Forecast: Consumer Price Index: YoY (%) 2.500 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020
Macroeconomic Outlook Survey: Business Confidence Index (Point) 35.563 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Aug 2022

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