Unemployment Rate, Male

    *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.

    The Image shows the unemployment rate over the period January 2016 to January 2019.  Click on the ECONOMY dashboard to see the recent changes in the rate.

    Please note the scale on the left hand side of the chart does not start at zero, this helps to magnify the changes in the rate for the period.