Unemployment Rate in El Salvador increased to 6.90 percent in 2020 from 6.30 percent in 2019. source: Dirección General de Estadística y Censos - DIGESTYC

Unemployment Rate in El Salvador averaged 6.85 percent from 1995 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 7.97 percent in 1997 and a record low of 5.88 percent in 2008. This page provides - El Salvador Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. El Salvador Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on August of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in El Salvador is expected to reach 7.00 percent by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the El Salvador Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2022 and 6.70 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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El Salvador Unemployment Rate

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 6.90 6.30 percent Dec 2020
Unemployed Persons 200943.00 196747.00 Dec 2020
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.40 62.20 percent Dec 2020
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.70 13.40 percent Dec 2020
Employed Persons 2917617.00 2908119.00 Dec 2020

El Salvador Unemployment Rate
In El Salvador, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.90 6.30 7.97 5.88 1995 - 2020 percent Yearly