Costa Rica Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

25, Apr 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Costa Rica › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Costa Rica indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Costa Rican C
Currency Symbol: CRC

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2013. Data as of July for each year Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colon Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Costa Rica , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Costa Rica in year 2015 is 8.311 %.

This makes Costa Rica No. 42 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Costa Rica is 3.87 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Costa Rica was 8.20 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Costa Rica in 2015 was or will be 1.34% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Costa Rica was or will be 8.22 %, which is 1.05% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Costa Rica, in other Years
Year %
  2021 7.634
  2020 7.634
  2019 7.634
  2018 7.916
  2017 8.1
  2016 8.224
2015 8.311
  2014 8.201
  2013 8.263
  2012 7.834
  2011 7.922
  2010 7.345
  2009 7.822
  2008 4.948
  2007 4.597
  2006 5.962
  2005 6.63
  2004 6.495
  2003 6.668
  2002 6.403
  2001 6.072
  2000 5.193
  1999 6.022
  1998 5.6
  1997 5.7
  1996 6.2
  1995 5.2
  1994 4.2
  1993 4.1
  1992 4.1
  1991 5.5
  1990 4.642
  1989 3.774
  1988 5.461
  1987 5.577
  1986 6.229
  1985 6.846
  1984 5.361
  1983 9.231
  1982 9.405
  1981 8.766
  1980 5.921