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Jamaica hits record low unemployment rates

STATIN Labour Force Survey finds unemployment down even further than Oct.; employment also on the rise  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The nation hit a record low unemployment figure at the beginning of this year, according to data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN). The organization cited an unemployment rate of 6.2 percent in January 2022…
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More young Jamaicans, retirees could be joining workforce now than pre-pandemic

Workforce statistics show youth unemployment way down, decline in number of Jamaicans outside labour force  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica’s (STATIN) latest Labour Force Survey suggest more young people and retirees may be joining the workforce now as compared to not only last year but also before the start of…
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Jamaica employment on upward trend, steadily closing gap between pre-pandemic levels

Labour Force Survey reveals 6.6% employment increase in October 2021 versus October 2020  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — In its latest quarterly Labour Force Survey, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has noted that employment in the nation was again on the rise in the latter part of last year as 76,600 more Jamaicans were employed in…
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Jamaica projected to return to pre-pandemic employment levels by next fiscal year

Planning Institute of Jamaica releases economic review detailing positive prospects for employment, economic growth  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Employment in Jamaica is poised to return to pre-pandemic levels within the next fiscal year, according to Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Dr. Wayne Henry. In unveiling the PIOJ’s review of the country’s economic…
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