Unemployment Rate

    *Data courtesy the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN)

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    Unemployment is a critical indicator of the status of the economy.  A high or rising unemployment rate can be seen as an indicator of trouble in the economy.  A low or falling employment rate can be seen as an indicator of a good or improving economy.

    The Image shows the unemployment rate over the period January 2016 to October 2018.  Click on the ECONOMY dashboard to see the recent changes in the rate.