Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 19 percent in the first quarter of 2021 from 25.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica averaged 27.15 percent from 2012 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 37 percent in the second quarter of 2013 and a record low of 16.30 percent in the first quarter of 2020. This page provides - Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2022.

Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica is expected to be 23.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica to stand at 20.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 19.00 percent in 2022 and 20.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate

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Unemployment Rate 8.50 9.00 percent Sep/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.00 25.30 percent Mar/21
Population 2.96 2.73 Million Dec/20
Employment Rate 91.50 91.00 percent Sep/21
Employed Persons 1215000.00 1206000.00 Sep/21
Unemployed Persons 112500.00 119400.00 Sep/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.00 percent Mar/21