Labor Force Participation Rate in Barbados increased to 65.90 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 65.50 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Barbados averaged 65.70 percent from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 70.60 percent in the second quarter of 2004 and a record low of 14.10 percent in the second quarter of 2002.

Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate
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Barbados Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.10 11.90 13.20 7.60 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 14.10 16.00 19.10 0.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.90 65.50 70.60 14.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 125.20 119.20 136.70 89.00 Thousand [+]

Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Barbados Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.90 65.50 70.60 14.10 2001 - 2017 percent Quarterly

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