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.