Chile: Unemployment rate

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 Chile

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 8.48
 Reference December 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability February 1986 - December 2023
 Average 8.16
 Min - Max 5.12 - 13.55
 Source National Statistics Institute of Chile (INE)
For that indicator, we provide data for Chile from February 1986 to December 2023. The average value for Chile during that period was 8.16 percent with a minimum of 5.12 percent in February 1998 and a maximum of 13.55 percent in February 1986. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Chile - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Chile - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 1986-2023
Measure: percent
Source: National Statistics Institute of Chile (INE)


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 9.45 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 8.25 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 8.44 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 7.31 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 21.65 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 61.31 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 41.92 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 51.77 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.11 2023 percent
 Self-employment 24.61 2022 percent
 Informal employment 25.30 2020 percent
 Employment 9.02 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 8.91 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 154.42 9/2023 index points
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