Employment Rate in Jamaica increased to 91.60 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 90.30 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Jamaica averaged 86.95 percent from 2011 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 91.60 percent in the third quarter of 2018 and a record low of 83.70 percent in the second quarter of 2013.

Employment Rate in Jamaica is expected to be 92.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Jamaica to stand at 93.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Employment Rate is projected to trend around 92.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.00 8.70 16.50 8.00 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.70 22.20 37.00 19.40 percent [+]
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 1.63 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 107500.00 115600.00 215100.00 107500.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.20 64.00 65.50 61.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 1232700.00 1219700.00 1232700.00 1098700.00 [+]
Employment Rate 91.60 90.30 91.60 83.70 percent [+]


Jamaica Employment Rate

This page provides - Jamaica Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
91.60 90.30 91.60 83.70 2011 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Mexico 96.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 80.60 Dec/18
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Germany 76.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Mar/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.40 Apr/19
Canada 62.20 May/19
South Korea 61.50 May/19
United States 60.60 May/19
Japan 60.50 Apr/19
Russia 59.00 Apr/19
Italy 58.80 Apr/19
Brazil 54.20 Apr/19
Turkey 46.00 Mar/19
South Africa 42.56 Mar/19
Argentina 42.20 Dec/18


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