Barbados Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

20, Feb 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Barbados › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Barbados indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Barbados Dollar
Currency Symbol: BBD

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2014 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollar Data last updated: 02/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Barbados , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Barbados in year 2015 is 12.163 %.

This makes Barbados No. 18 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Barbados is 7.72 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Barbados was 12.28 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Barbados in 2015 was or will be 0.91% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Barbados was or will be 11.51 %, which is 5.35% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Barbados, in other Years
Year %
  2021 8.954
  2020 8.91
  2019 9.527
  2018 10.145
  2017 10.796
  2016 11.512
2015 12.163
  2014 12.275
  2013 11.625
  2012 11.5
  2011 11.15
  2010 10.25
  2009 9.975
  2008 8.125
  2007 7.425
  2006 8.725
  2005 9.075
  2004 9.575
  2003 11
  2002 10.3
  2001 9.85
  2000 9.75
  1999 10.35
  1998 12.15
  1997 14.55
  1996 15.75
  1995 19.625
  1994 21.75
  1993 24.41
  1992 22.915
  1991 17.236
  1990 14.945
  1989 15.244
  1988 17.137
  1987 17.934
  1986 17.735
  1985 18.631
  1984 17.037
  1983 14.945
  1982 13.65
  1981 10.76
  1980 n/a