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Jamaica: Labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Jamaica from 1990 to 2018. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 67.24 percent with a minumum of 65.88 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 69.93 percent in 1994. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.
Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.