The number of unemployed persons in Jamaica decreased to 137800 in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 161300 in the third quarter of 2020. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Unemployed Persons in Jamaica averaged 160050 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 May of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Jamaica is expected to be 140000.00 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 2022 and 115000.00 in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
137800.00 161300.00 215100.00 96700.00 2011 - 2020 Quarterly
Volume, NSA

Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.70 12.60 16.50 7.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.00 25.30 37.00 16.30 percent [+]
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 1.63 Million [+]
Employed Persons 1155800.00 1118300.00 1269100.00 1098700.00 [+]
Employment Rate 89.30 87.40 92.80 83.70 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.00 65.60 61.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 137800.00 161300.00 215100.00 96700.00 [+]