Jamaica Unemployment Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 12.90 percent in the third quarter of 2016 from 13.70 percent in the second quarter of 2016. Unemployment Rate in Jamaica averaged 13.89 percent from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 16.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 1997 and a record low of 9.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2007.

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Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.90 13.70 16.50 9.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 27.40 29.20 37.00 27.40 percent [+]
Population 2.79 2.78 2.79 1.63 Million [+]


Jamaica Unemployment Rate Notes

In Jamaica, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Jamaica Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.90 13.70 16.50 9.80 1991 - 2016 percent Quarterly



unemployment rate by Country

Last
Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.60 Apr/17
Turkey 11.70 Mar/17
Italy 11.10 Apr/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.30 Apr/17
Canada 6.60 May/17
Australia 5.50 May/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.20 May/17
Netherlands 5.10 May/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Apr/17
United States 4.30 May/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Apr/17
South Korea 3.60 May/17
Mexico 3.50 Apr/17
Switzerland 3.10 May/17
Japan 2.80 Apr/17