Peru - Unemployment Rate





Peru: Unemployment Rate

Mnemonic LBR.IPER
Unit 3months moving avg., NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 6.49 %
Data Oct 2022 7.2
Sep 2022 7.7

Series Information

Source National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI)
Release Lima Unemployment Rate
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 5/31/2001
End Date 10/31/2022

Peru: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force Oct 2022 5,379 5,397 Ths. # 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Labor Force Employment Oct 2022 4,994 4,982 Ths. # 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Total Employment Oct 2022 4,994 4,982 Ths. # 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Rate Oct 2022 7.2 7.7 3months moving avg., NSA Monthly
Primary Industries Employment 2020 4,916 4,342 Ths. # Annual
Wage & Salaries 2020 218,619 240,913 Mil. PEN, NSA Annual
Unemployment Apr 2020 360.7 406.2 Ths., NSA Monthly
Agriculture Employment 2017 5,088,095 4,974,987 # Annual

Release Information

The National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) reports annual labor force statistics for Peru and its departments. The dataset includes economically active population, employed population, unemployed population, unemployment rate, and share employed by industry.

  • Classification: ISIC Rev. 4
  • Measurement:
    • Thousands of persons (Ths. #)
    • Percentage (%)
    • Percentage of total employment (%)
  • Adjustment: Not applicable
  • Native frequency: Annual
  • Concepts: 14
  • Geos:
    • National
    • Departments (IPER_^^^^)
    • Capital: Province and region of Lima (IPER_LIM and IPER_LXLI)
  • Do all concept-geos exist? Yes

Data is available for Peru and its 25 departments. INEI also provides data for the Province of Lima and the Region of Lima.

Employment data is broken down by brances of activity (ISIC Rev. 4) as a percentage of the total number of employed people.