Informal Workers in Peru: A Statistical Profile, 2015–2021

Tomás Ramírez, Renato Carcelén, Carmen Roca, Joann Vanek

Ramírez, Tomás, Renato Carcelén, Carmen Roca and Joann Vanek. 2023. Informal Workers in Peru: A Statistical Profile, 2015–2021. WIEGO Statistical Brief No. 34.

This brief examines data on employment in Peru from 2015, 2019, 2020 and 2021, and analyzes the changes in employment brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery. It also provides key data on five groups of workers that are mainly informal: domestic workers, home-based workers, market traders, street vendors and waste pickers.

See a short snapshot of informally employed workers in Peru, 2019, 2020 and 2021

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