Members of the public are being urged to sign up for one of two upcoming seminars to be hosted by the Labour Department on Wednesday, November 6 and...
The Productivity Research Institute for Development and Entrepreneurship (PRIDE) is precisely the type of response Government welcomes based on its Retooling and Empowering, Retraining...
An insight into the newly-formed Social Justice Committee is what Resident Coordinator with the United Nations (UN) system in Barbados and the OECS, Didier...
The provision of decent employment continues to be high on the agenda of Government. Minister of Labour and Social Partnership, Colin Jordan, reiterated this on...
Latest Snapshot of the Barbados Labour Market
|General Unemployment Rate %||2018||9.7|
|Youth Unemployment Rate %||2017||29.3|
|Youth Unemployed Labour Force (000s)||2017||4.1|
|Unemployed Labour Force (000s)||2018||13.6|
|Labour Force (000s)||2018||139.7|
|Youth Labour Force (000s)||2017||14.1|
|Employed Labour Force (000s)||2018||126.2|
|Labour Force Participation Rate %||2018||63.6|