Wednesday 22 September 2021

Unemployment in Costa Rica has affected women the most during the pandemic

Paying the bills

Latest

Covid Entry Requirements to Panama

RICO's DIGEST - "I heard" is a term often...

107 people died from covid-19 in Costa Rica in the last three days

QCOSTARICA - In the last three days, 107 people...

Mu variant of coronavirus: what we know about this mutation present in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - All viruses change over time. SARS-CoV-2 has...

Constitutional Court confirms constitutionality of mandatory vaccination

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's Constitutional Court or Sala IV...

Costa Rica worsens its international image as a place to do business

QCOSTARICA - Our country, Costa Rica, worsens in how...

Bukele calls himself ‘The coolest dictator in the worldwide world ’ in his Twitter biography

Q24N - The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele,...

U.S. to relax travel restrictions for vaccinated foreign air travelers in November

(Reuters) - The United States will reopen in November...
Paying the bills

Share

QCOSTARICA – The latest unemployment figures show that women have been affected the most during the pandemic: more than a quarter of the female population (26.6%) is without work.

In the case of men, approximately one in five (19.1%) are out of work.

- Advertisement -

The data is based on the moving quarter November-December-January, published by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) -National Institute of Statistics and Censuses,

Since May 2020, the unemployment rate for women has ranged between 24% and 30%, according to the INEC.

During the same period, the indicator for men fluctuated between 18% and 24.4%.

According to the INEC, currently, of the 467,539 unemployed, 246,582 are women.

Unemployment increases

The unemployment rate reported this Thursday (March 4), corresponding to the moving quarter November-December-January, was 19.1%.

Although it is lower than the 20% rate from October to December, published a month ago, the figure cannot be seen as a drop.

- Advertisement -

Another factor that shows no signs of progress is job creation, since the non-participation rate also increased by 2.3%.

And it is women who present the highest non-participation rate (50.0%) in contrast to men (28.0%).

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Vagrant cows and other crimes that were punished 150 years ago in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Crimes of yesteryear. Long ago, back in 1845 in...

Lack of English and low schooling hit job quality

QCOSTARICA - One of the most acute gaps between the demand...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.