Jamaica - Labor Force

Jamaica: Labor Force

Mnemonic LBF.IJAM
Unit #
Annual 1.25 %
Data 2016 1,487,500
2015 1,469,165

Series Information

Source The World Bank
Release Education Statistics
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1990
End Date 12/31/2016

Jamaica: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Agriculture Employment 2017 279,595 273,951 # Annual
Labor Force Employment 2017 Q1 1,185 1,180 Ths. Quarterly
Labor Force 2016 1,487,500 1,469,165 # Annual
Wage & Salaries 2016 179,068,193,400 168,787,372,500 NCU Annual
Unemployment Oct 2003 128,900 #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Rate Oct 2003 10.9 %, NSA Monthly

Release Information

The World Bank Education Statistics Database analyzes education data on over 4,000 indicators. The database holds internationally-comparable data on over 200 countries and various regional and income group aggregates.

The indicators are organized by category:

  • The Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Expenditures, and Teacher categories have data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
  • The Learning Outcomes category holds data from international and regional learning assessments including TIMSS, PIRLS, PISA, and SACMEQ.
  • The Population, Labor, and Other categories hold background data from The World Bank, ILO, and other sources.