Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica decreased to 64 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 64.50 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica averaged 63.53 percent from 2012 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 65.50 percent in the second quarter of 2017 and a record low of 61.70 percent in the third quarter of 2012.

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Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.40 9.70 16.50 8.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.40 22.40 37.00 19.40 percent [+]
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 1.63 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 111800.00 131100.00 215100.00 111800.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.00 64.50 65.50 61.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 1226400.00 1217300.00 1226400.00 1098700.00 [+]
Employment Rate 91.60 90.30 91.60 83.70 percent [+]


Jamaica Labor Force Participation Rate

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
64.00 64.50 65.50 61.70 2012 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/18
France 72.30 Sep/18
Netherlands 71.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17
Australia 65.70 Nov/18
Italy 65.70 Nov/18
Canada 65.40 Dec/18
United States 63.10 Dec/18
Russia 62.90 Nov/18
South Korea 62.20 Dec/18
Japan 61.90 Nov/18
Brazil 61.80 Nov/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 53.60 Oct/18
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.70 Sep/18


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