Employment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 87.40 percent in the third quarter of 2020 from 92.70 percent in the first quarter of 2020. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Employment Rate in Jamaica averaged 87.81 percent from 2011 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 92.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019 and a record low of 83.70 percent in the second quarter of 2013. This page provides - Jamaica Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on November of 2020.

Employment Rate in Jamaica is expected to be 89.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Jamaica to stand at 91.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Employment Rate is projected to trend around 91.90 percent in 2021 and 93.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
87.40 92.70 92.80 83.70 2011 - 2020 percent Quarterly
NSA

Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.60 7.30 16.50 7.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 28.00 16.30 37.00 16.30 percent [+]
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 1.63 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.30 65.60 65.60 61.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 161300.00 100400.00 215100.00 96700.00 [+]
Employed Persons 1118300.00 1269100.00 1269100.00 1098700.00 [+]
Employment Rate 87.40 92.70 92.80 83.70 percent [+]