Jamaica Youth unemployment

(percent, source: The World Bank)
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Jamaica Youth unemployment, ages 15-24: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Jamaica from 1991 to 2013. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 30.43 percent with a minumum of 22.2 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 36.4 percent in 1999.


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.