The number of unemployed persons in Jamaica increased to 161300 in the third quarter of 2020 from 100400 in the first quarter of 2020. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Unemployed Persons in Jamaica averaged 160651.35 from 2011 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 215100 in the second quarter of 2013 and a record low of 96700 in the fourth quarter of 2019. This page provides - Jamaica Unemployed Persons- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on March of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Jamaica is expected to be 135000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Jamaica to stand at 120000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 120000.00 in 2021 and 115000.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
161300.00 100400.00 215100.00 96700.00 2011 - 2020 Quarterly
Volume, NSA

Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.60 7.30 16.50 7.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 28.00 16.30 37.00 16.30 percent [+]
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 1.63 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.30 65.60 65.60 61.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 161300.00 100400.00 215100.00 96700.00 [+]
Employed Persons 1118300.00 1269100.00 1269100.00 1098700.00 [+]
Employment Rate 87.40 92.70 92.80 83.70 percent [+]