Employment Rate in Jamaica increased to 91.10 percent in the first quarter of 2021 from 89.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Employment Rate in Jamaica averaged 87.94 percent from 2011 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 92.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019 and a record low of 83.70 percent in the second quarter of 2013. This page provides - Jamaica Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Employment Rate in Jamaica is expected to be 91.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Jamaica to stand at 91.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Employment Rate is projected to trend around 92.00 percent in 2022 and 92.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Employment Rate

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