Jamaica Youth unemployment
(percent, source: The World Bank)
Jamaica Youth unemployment, ages 15-24: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Jamaica from 1981 to 2012. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 31.61 percent with a minumum of 22.2 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 48.7 percent in 1982.
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. The global economy explained in our brief and easy guide to the world economy. Youth unemployment rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Jamaica Youth unemployment and other indicators with the country comparator.
Jamaica Youth unemployment: Compare to other countries
World Bank definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.