Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate  Forecast


Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica is expected to be 26.72 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 28.76 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 29.41 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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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