Unemployment Rate in Uruguay increased to 9.50 percent in March from 8.40 percent in February of 2019. Unemployment Rate in Uruguay averaged 7.66 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in January of 2006 and a record low of 5.40 percent in December of 2010.

Unemployment Rate in Uruguay is expected to be 8.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Uruguay to stand at 8.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Uruguay Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-07 08:00 PM Unemployment Rate 8.4% 7.4% 7.2%
2019-03-15 09:00 PM Unemployment Rate 8.4% 8.4% 8.6%
2019-04-12 05:30 PM Unemployment Rate 8.4% 8.4% 8.2%
2019-05-16 10:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.5% 8.4% 8.2%
2019-06-11 05:30 PM Unemployment Rate 9.5% 7.80%
2019-07-08 05:30 PM Unemployment Rate 7.80%
2019-08-07 05:30 PM Unemployment Rate 8.20%


Uruguay Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.50 8.40 13.40 5.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 57.20 57.40 61.10 46.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 57.11 57.57 61.11 52.62 percent [+]
Wages 30255.00 25950.00 30255.00 6600.96 UYU/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 316.99 316.78 316.99 33.84 Index Points [+]
Population 3.49 3.48 3.49 2.54 million [+]


Uruguay Unemployment Rate

In Uruguay, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Uruguay Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Uruguay Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.50 8.40 13.40 5.40 2006 - 2019 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
South Africa 27.60 Mar/19
Spain 14.70 Mar/19
Turkey 14.70 Feb/19
Brazil 12.70 Mar/19
Italy 10.20 Mar/19
Argentina 9.10 Dec/18
France 8.70 Mar/19
Euro Area 7.70 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 6.00 Dec/18
Canada 5.70 Apr/19
Australia 5.20 Apr/19
Indonesia 5.01 Mar/19
Russia 4.70 Mar/19
South Korea 4.10 Apr/19
United Kingdom 3.80 Mar/19
China 3.67 Mar/19
United States 3.60 Apr/19
India 3.53 Dec/18
Netherlands 3.30 Apr/19
Germany 3.20 Mar/19
Mexico 3.20 Mar/19
Japan 2.50 Mar/19
Switzerland 2.40 Apr/19
Singapore 2.20 Mar/19


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