Unemployment in Puerto Rico
The average unemployment rate in Puerto Rico was 10.3% in the decade leading up to 2022, above the 8.6% average for Central America and Caribbean. The unemployment rate in Puerto Rico was 6.0% in 2022. For more information on unemployment, visit our dedicated page
Puerto Rico Unemployment Chart
Puerto Rico Unemployment Data
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