Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica increased to 64.70 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 64.20 percent in the first quarter of 2019. Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica averaged 63.60 percent from 2012 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65.50 percent in the second quarter of 2017 and a record low of 61.70 percent in the third quarter of 2012.

Jamaica Labor Force Participation Rate
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Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.80 8.00 16.50 7.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.20 19.70 37.00 18.20 percent [+]
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 1.63 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 105400.00 107500.00 215100.00 105400.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.70 64.20 65.50 61.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 1244500.00 1232700.00 1244500.00 1098700.00 [+]
Employment Rate 91.60 90.30 91.60 83.70 percent [+]


Jamaica Labor Force Participation Rate

This page provides - Jamaica Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica 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
64.70 64.20 65.50 61.70 2012 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.20 Jun/19
France 72.00 Jun/19
Netherlands 71.20 Aug/19
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/19
Russia 67.90 Jun/19
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Australia 66.20 Aug/19
Italy 65.80 Jul/19
Canada 65.70 Sep/19
South Korea 63.30 Aug/19
United States 63.20 Sep/19
Japan 62.30 Aug/19
Brazil 62.10 Aug/19
Germany 61.60 Jun/19
Mexico 60.40 Aug/19
South Africa 59.80 Jun/19
Spain 58.74 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 57.90 Jun/19
Euro Area 57.30 Jun/19
Turkey 52.90 Jun/19
India 49.80 Dec/18
Argentina 47.70 Jun/19


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