Peru Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Peru unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.31%, a 0.08% decline from 2018.
  • Peru unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.39%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Peru unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.46%, a 0.08% decline from 2016.
  • Peru unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.54%, a 0.54% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Peru Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 3.31% -0.08%
2018 3.39% -0.07%
2017 3.46% -0.08%
2016 3.54% 0.54%
2015 3.00% 0.04%
2014 2.96% -0.28%
2013 3.24% 0.13%
2012 3.11% -0.33%
2011 3.44% -0.04%
2010 3.48% -0.42%
2009 3.90% -0.16%
2008 4.06% -0.13%
2007 4.19% -0.07%
2006 4.26% -0.60%
2005 4.86% -0.04%
2004 4.90% 0.11%
2003 4.79% -1.01%
2002 5.80% 0.07%
2001 5.73% 0.00%
2000 5.74% -0.02%
1999 5.76% 0.06%
1998 5.70% 0.00%
1997 5.70% -0.01%
1996 5.72% 0.02%
1995 5.70% 0.01%
1994 5.69% 0.02%
1993 5.67% 0.12%
1992 5.55% 0.06%
1991 5.50% 0.06%