The number of unemployed persons in Jamaica decreased to 107500 in the first quarter of 2019 from 115600 in the fourth quarter of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Jamaica averaged 167990.63 from 2011 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 215100 in the second quarter of 2013 and a record low of 107500 in the first quarter of 2019.

Unemployed Persons in Jamaica is expected to be 115000.00 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 100000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 120000.00 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 Unemployed Persons

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
107500.00 115600.00 215100.00 107500.00 2011 - 2019 Quarterly
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