Jamaica Economic Indicators

Jamaica Youth unemployment

Jamaica Youth unemployment, ages 15-24: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Jamaica from 1981 to 2011. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 31.87 percent with a minumum of 21.3 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 48.7 percent in 1982.

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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.
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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.