Jamaica Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

20, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Jamaica › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Jamaica 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: Jamaican Dollar
Currency Symbol: JMD

Source: International Financial Institution. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS. Latest actual data: 2013 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar Data last updated: 02/2016

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

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Jamaica in year 2015 is 13.5 %.

This makes Jamaica No. 13 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 %; Jamaica is 9.06 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Jamaica was 14.20 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Jamaica in 2015 was or will be 4.93% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Jamaica was or will be 12.84 %, which is 4.93% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Jamaica, in other Years
Year %
  2021 9.968
  2020 10.485
  2019 11.028
  2018 11.6
  2017 12.202
  2016 12.835
2015 13.5
  2014 14.2
  2013 15.275
  2012 13.925
  2011 12.996
  2010 12.375
  2009 11.35
  2008 10.575
  2007 9.85
  2006 10.325
  2005 11.225
  2004 12.2
  2003 11.8
  2002 14.2
  2001 15
  2000 15.5
  1999 15.7
  1998 15.5
  1997 16.5
  1996 16
  1995 16.2
  1994 15.4
  1993 16.3
  1992 15.7
  1991 15.4
  1990 15.7
  1989 15.2
  1988 19.089
  1987 20.968
  1986 23.654
  1985 25.01
  1984 25.512
  1983 26.378
  1982 27.577
  1981 25.941
  1980 27.262