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Industry of Peru

Major industries in the country are mining and refining of minerals, steel, metal fabrication, petroleum extraction and refining, natural gas and natural gas liquefaction, fishing and fish processing, cement, glass, textiles, clothing, food processing, beer, soft drinks, rubber, machinery, electrical machinery, chemicals, furniture. The Industrial Production growth rate of Peru is 8.5%.3.6% of population in the country are unemployed. The total number of unemployed people in Peru is 1,171,865. Peru produces 38,400 GW/h of electricity each year. Peru emits 1.8 metric tons per capita of CO₂. On average, you would pay 1.46 USD for one liter of gasoline in Peru. One liter of diesel would cost 0.73 USD.


The total labor force of Peru is 17,902,670 people, wherein 1% are working in agriculture, 24% are working in industry, and 76% are employed in services. People in Peru speak the Spanish, Aymara, and Quechua languages.