The number of unemployed persons in Costa Rica decreased to 457999 in the first quarter of 2021 from 487675 in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: Central Bank of Costa Rica

Unemployed Persons in Costa Rica averaged 180577.63 from 1980 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 551373 in the second quarter of 2020 and a record low of 38708 in the fourth quarter of 1989. This page provides - Costa Rica Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Costa Rica Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Costa Rica is expected to be 286000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Costa Rica to stand at 280000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Costa Rica Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 280000.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Costa Rica Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
457999.00 487675.00 551373.00 38708.00 1980 - 2021 Quarterly
Volume, NSA

Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 18.50 20.00 24.00 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 457999.00 487675.00 551373.00 38708.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 5399.18 5399.18 5399.18 7.53 points [+]
Population 5.16 5.06 5.16 1.33 Million [+]
Wages 680532.00 709015.00 792836.00 357554.00 CRC/Month [+]
Employed Persons 1992354.00 1953151.00 2208175.00 1745257.00 [+]
Employment Rate 49.44 48.66 57.79 43.74 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.80 59.10 63.70 56.80 percent [+]

Costa Rica Unemployed Persons
In Costa Rica, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.