Peru Unemployment Rate

2001 - 2021 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Peru Unemployment Rate increased to 15.28 % in Mar 2021, from the previously reported number of 14.49 % in Feb 2021. Peru Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Mar 2001 to Mar 2021, with an average rate of 7.92 %. The data reached an all-time high of 16.53 % in Sep 2020 and a record low of 5.42 % in Nov 2014. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Peru Population reached 32.82 million people in Jun 2020. Monthly Earnings of Peru stood at 418.54 USD in Mar 2021. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 72.74 % in Dec 2019.

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Peru Unemployment Rate

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
15.28 Mar 2021 14.49 Feb 2021 5.42 Nov 2014 16.53 Sep 2020 % monthly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.90 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 11.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) 17.00 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 5.62 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 1978 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 5.65 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 7.16 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 May 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - May 2021
Belgium (%) 5.80 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 17.70 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.70 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Apr 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 6.30 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Canada (%) 7.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 10.40 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
China (%) 3.86 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Colombia (%) 14.18 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 9.90 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (%) 7.10 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 3.42 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Denmark (%) 6.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Ecuador (%) 5.12 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 7.40 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 7.60 May 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2021
France (%) 8.10 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2021
Georgia (%) 18.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Germany (%) 4.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 4.53 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 15.80 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.80 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1981 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 4.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Iceland (%) 7.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 9.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Ireland (%) 5.80 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Israel (%) 5.39 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 10.51 May 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1953 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 20.40 Nov 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - Nov 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 3.70 Jun 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (%) 24.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.80 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.70 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 8.90 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (%) 6.11 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 3.00 May 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.00 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 3.90 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 4.43 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 3.60 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 8.75 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 21.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 12.50 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 3.39 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.80 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2020
New Zealand (%) 4.70 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 5.00 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2018 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 27.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 7.17 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 15.28 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 8.70 Jan 2021 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jan 2021
Poland (%) 6.40 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.50 May 2021 monthly Jan 2021 - May 2021
Russia (%) 5.90 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 7.45 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 12.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Singapore (%) 2.90 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2020 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (%) 7.98 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 5.60 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2021
South Africa (%) 32.60 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Spain (%) 15.98 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 5.70 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2021
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 9.07 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (%) 5.01 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -9,132.604 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,104.408 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 71,565.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 35.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PEN bn) 222.493 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PEN bn) 402.077 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (PEN bn) 207.975 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.979 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 814.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,206.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 139.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - May 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,397.616 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 50,093.040 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 5,279.902 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,975.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 81.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - May 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 511,660.131 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 360,949.713 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 491.000 Aug 2019 monthly Nov 2003 - Aug 2019
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 743.000 Aug 2019 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2019
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,103.000 Aug 2019 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2019
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 891.000 Aug 2019 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2019
Imports: 2007p (USD th) 3,175,235.60 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2018
Exports: 2007p (USD th) 3,837,345.34 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2018
Exports: MINCETUR: South Korea (USD mn) 271.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: India (USD mn) 89.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: NAFTA: Mexico (USD mn) 165.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: NAFTA: Canada (USD mn) 51.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Trade Index: Terms of Trade (2007=100) 117.546 May 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 100.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,816.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,370.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 1,254.571 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -66.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,883.756 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 93,270.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 43.4 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 8,845.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 4.7 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -5.378 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -83,144.029 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,105.887 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account (USD mn) 8,952.356 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -2,129.318 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Private Sector: Liabilities: Direct Investment (USD mn) 613.137 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2018
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 848.693 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -1,257.194 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
External Liabilities: Medium & Long Term (USD mn) 84,425.253 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United Kingdom (USD mn) 4,642.122 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Spain (USD mn) 4,678.807 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Chile (USD mn) 4,004.074 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Netherlands (USD mn) 1,575.661 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: USA (USD mn) 2,775.523 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Communications (USD mn) 5,480.113 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock (USD mn) 26,806.346 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Finance (USD mn) 4,794.989 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Energy (USD mn) 3,496.445 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Mining (USD mn) 6,256.984 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Industry (USD mn) 3,216.416 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Feb 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 70,339.346 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 111,767.844 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2021
M2 Growth (%) 27.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Apr 1997 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 70,315.0 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 37.524 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 17.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - May 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,972.000 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 85,836.867 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 21.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 46,067.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 33,410.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 86,721.109 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 11.11 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 46.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 73,486.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible Foreign Currencies (FCR) (USD mn) 67,902.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
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) 21.4 Jun 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Jun 2021
BCRP Forecast: Consumer Price Index: YoY (%) 2.500 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020

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