The number of employed persons in Jamaica increased to 1155800 in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 1118300 in the third quarter of 2020. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Employed Persons in Jamaica averaged 1161189.47 from 2011 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1269100 in the first quarter of 2020 and a record low of 1098700 in the second quarter of 2012. This page provides - Jamaica Employed Persons- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Employed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2021.

Employed Persons in Jamaica is expected to be 1210000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Jamaica to stand at 1230000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Employed Persons is projected to trend around 1250000.00 in 2022 and 1230000.00 in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Employed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1155800.00 1118300.00 1269100.00 1098700.00 2011 - 2020 Quarterly
Volume, NSA

Jamaica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.70 12.60 16.50 7.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.00 25.30 37.00 16.30 percent [+]
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 1.63 Million [+]
Employed Persons 1155800.00 1118300.00 1269100.00 1098700.00 [+]
Employment Rate 89.30 87.40 92.80 83.70 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.00 65.60 61.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 137800.00 161300.00 215100.00 96700.00 [+]