Jamaica: Youth unemployment

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

Jamaica: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Jamaica from 1991 to 2016. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 30.39 percent with a minumum of 21.36 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 36.9 percent in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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We present the rate of youth unemployment for Jamaica and other countries. Youth unemployment is the percent of 15-24 year olds who are part of the labor force but are unemployed. Recall that the labor force includes the employed and the unemployed people.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.