Peru Unemployment Rate

2001 - 2021 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Peru's Unemployment Rate

  • Peru`s Unemployment Rate increased to 15.28% in Mar 2021, from the previously reported figure 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.


View Peru's Unemployment Rate from Mar 2001 to Mar 2021 in the chart:

Peru Unemployment Rate

What was Peru's Unemployment Rate in Mar 2021?

Peru`s Unemployment Rate increased to 15.28% in Mar 2021, from the previously reported figure of 14.49% in Feb 2021. See the table below for more data.

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 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Sep 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 (%) 14.60 May 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - May 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 (%) 3.88 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 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 (%) 4.86 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2021
Egypt (%) 7.30 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 7.10 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Oct 2021
France (%) 8.10 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Sep 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 (%) 9.39 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 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 (%) 3.30 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Jul 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 (%) 2.90 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Jun 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 (%) 8.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 21.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 12.80 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 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 (%) 4.00 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 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 (%) 27.30 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 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 (%) 15.26 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1976 - Jun 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) 71,068.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 35.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PEN bn) 247.698 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PEN bn) 495.047 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (PEN bn) 216.609 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Public Debt: Domestic: Short Term (ST) (PEN mn) 3,984.247 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Public Debt: Domestic (PEN mn) 138,179.276 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Public Debt: Domestic: Long Term (LT) (PEN mn) 134,195.029 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Public Debt (PEN mn) 293,798.967 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Public Debt: External (PEN mn) 155,619.691 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.996 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,590.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,206.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 31.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Sep 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,397.374 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 50,094.087 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 5,279.898 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,975.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 40.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Sep 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 512,152.469 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 361,265.787 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: Mining: Gold (USD mn) 945.656 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2021
Exports: Petroleum: Crude and Derivatives (USD mn) 119.283 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2021
Exports: Asia: Japan (USD mn) 172.000 Aug 2019 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2019
Exports: Asia: China (USD mn) 1,103.000 Aug 2019 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2019
Exports: America: NAFTA: USA (USD mn) 491.000 Aug 2019 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2019
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
Imports: Food: Main Nourishment (USD mn) 325.258 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2021
Imports: America: NAFTA: USA (USD mn) 743.000 Aug 2019 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2019
Imports: Asia: China (USD mn) 891.000 Aug 2019 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2019
Trade Index: Terms of Trade (2007=100) 114.553 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Sep 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -91.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,019.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,414.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -28.594 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 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 (%) 43.3 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) -4.483 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -83,144.029 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -2,519.068 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,650.496 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
BoP: Financial Account (USD mn) 7,816.238 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 907.675 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -1,742.821 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Private Sector: Liabilities: Direct Investment (USD mn) 613.137 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2018
International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (USD mn) 148,746.421 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 237,090.816 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Public External Debt: USD: Net (USD mn) 2,084.613 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
External Liabilities: Medium & Long Term (USD mn) 87,750.913 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Chile (USD mn) 3,567.226 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Netherlands (USD mn) 1,256.624 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Spain (USD mn) 5,053.813 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United Kingdom (USD mn) 4,683.225 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: USA (USD mn) 3,232.366 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Industry (USD mn) 3,305.916 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Energy (USD mn) 3,496.445 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock (USD mn) 27,683.819 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Finance (USD mn) 4,952.813 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Mining (USD mn) 6,879.562 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Communications (USD mn) 5,487.684 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) 68,197.649 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 108,348.473 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 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) 70,363.0 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 31.605 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 17.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,987.000 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 82,076.972 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 21.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 39,581.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -3.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 31,462.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 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
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible Foreign Currencies (FCR) (USD mn) 68,723.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2021
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 75,371.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 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) -15.3 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Oct 2021
BCRP Forecast: Consumer Price Index: YoY (%) 2.500 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020
Macroeconomic Outlook Survey: Business Confidence Index (Point) 42.518 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Oct 2021

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