Explore Jamaica:Overview of the economy
Population size, composition, health and education
Infrastructure: transport, communications and energy
Religious composition of the population
Crime rates and rankings
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.
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. Youth unemployment rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Jamaica Youth unemployment and other indicators with the country comparator.
Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.