For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1981 to 2027. The average value for Barbados during that period was 13.02 percent with a minimum of 7.43 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 24.41 percent in 1993.
The latest value from 2027 is 9.39 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2027 based on 101
countries is 6.59 percent.
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Definition: The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons as a percentage of the labor force (the total number of people employed plus unemployed). The series includes actual historical values for past years and forecast values for the current and the next few years.