The number of employed persons in Jamaica increased to 1194800 in the first quarter of 2021 from 1155800 in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Employed Persons in Jamaica averaged 1162051.28 from 2011 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 1269100 in the first quarter of 2020 and a record low of 1098700 in the second quarter of 2012. This page provides - Jamaica Employed Persons- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Employed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Employed Persons in Jamaica is expected to be 1220000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Jamaica to stand at 1215000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Employed Persons is projected to trend around 1250000.00 in 2022 and 1230000.00 in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Employed Persons

Jamaica Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployment Rate 8.90 percent Mar/21 10.70 16.50 7.20
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.00 percent Mar/21 25.30 37.00 16.30
Population 2.96 Million Dec/20 2.73 2.96 1.63
Employment Rate 91.10 percent Mar/21 89.30 92.80 83.70
Employed Persons 1194800.00 Mar/21 1155800.00 1269100.00 1098700.00
Unemployed Persons 116100.00 Mar/21 137800.00 215100.00 96700.00
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 percent Mar/21 62.00 65.60 61.30