Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica increased to 64.20 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 64 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica averaged 63.56 percent from 2012 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65.50 percent in the second quarter of 2017 and a record low of 61.70 percent in the third quarter of 2012.

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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 Labor Force Participation Rate

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
64.20 64.00 65.50 61.70 2012 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.20 Mar/19
France 72.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 71.00 Apr/19
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.30 Mar/19
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Australia 66.00 May/19
Canada 65.70 May/19
Italy 65.70 Apr/19
South Korea 64.00 May/19
United States 62.80 May/19
Japan 62.10 Apr/19
Russia 62.10 Feb/19
Brazil 61.90 Apr/19
Germany 61.80 Dec/18
Mexico 59.70 Apr/19
South Africa 58.80 Mar/19
Spain 58.35 Mar/19
Euro Area 57.40 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 55.90 Dec/18
Turkey 53.30 Mar/19
India 50.30 Dec/14
Argentina 47.00 Mar/19


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