The number of unemployed persons in Barbados increased to 16.60 Thousand in the second quarter of 2017 from 13.70 Thousand in the first quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Barbados averaged 14.63 Thousand from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.10 Thousand in the second quarter of 2014 and a record low of 9.50 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2007.
Unemployed Persons in Barbados is expected to be 16.80 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Barbados to stand at 18.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Barbados Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 18.50 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.