Unemployment Rate in Jamaica increased to 7.30 percent in the first quarter of 2020 from 7.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Unemployment Rate in Jamaica averaged 12.77 percent from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 16.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 1997 and a record low of 7.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019. This page provides - Jamaica Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2020.
Unemployment Rate in Jamaica is expected to be 8.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Jamaica to stand at 9.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 9.20 percent in 2021 and 8.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.