More than 706,000 people were unemployed in Lima in the 1st quarter of 2021

The National Institute of Statistics and Informatics estimates that the employed population in Lima decreased by 14.7% between January and March. In other words, 706,900 people were unemployed in the first quarter of 2021. INEI estimates that 942,200 people lost their formal jobs, and 235,200 got informal jobs, with lower incomes and working hours.

Source: RPP