Jamaica Unemployment Rate  Forecast


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Unemployment Rate in Jamaica is expected to be 12.70 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 12.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 12.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Jamaica Labour Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 12.2 12.7 12.5 12.5 12.4 12
Youth Unemployment Rate 26.2 26.72 28.29 28.41 28.76 29.41
Population 2.8 2.79 2.79 2.79 2.79 2.79