Costa Rica: Male unemployment

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 Costa Rica

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 7.29
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 6.12
 Min - Max 3.24 - 13.19
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 6.12 percent with a minimum of 3.24 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 13.19 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2023 is 7.29 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 6.41 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Costa Rica - Male unemployment - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - Male unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 2.41 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 11.32 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 10.43 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 7.29 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 24.74 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 57.59 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 39.07 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 44.75 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.57 2023 percent
 Self-employment 27.37 2022 percent
 Informal employment 36.60 2020 percent
 Employment 2.08 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 8.08 Q3/2023 percent
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