Labor Force Participation Rate in Barbados increased to 65.90 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 65.50 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Barbados averaged 65.70 percent from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 70.60 percent in the second quarter of 2004 and a record low of 14.10 percent in the second quarter of 2002.

Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate
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Barbados Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.20 9.70 13.20 7.60 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 16.60 13.70 19.10 9.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.90 65.50 70.60 14.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 130.90 126.40 136.70 89.00 Thousand [+]

Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.90 65.50 70.60 14.10 2001 - 2017 percent Quarterly

Country Last
United Kingdom 78.80 Aug/18
France 72.20 Jun/18
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17
Australia 65.60 Oct/18
Italy 65.50 Sep/18
Canada 65.20 Oct/18
Netherlands 64.20 Jun/18
South Korea 63.40 Oct/18
Russia 63.20 Sep/18
United States 62.90 Oct/18
Japan 61.90 Sep/18
Brazil 61.70 Sep/18
Germany 60.90 Jun/18
Mexico 59.50 Sep/18
South Africa 59.50 Sep/18
Spain 58.73 Sep/18
Euro Area 57.20 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 56.20 Jun/18
Turkey 53.50 Aug/18
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.40 Jun/18