September 22, 2019

Employment Opportunity

The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS), is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the following three (3) positions, on behalf of our...

Job Start Plus Stakeholders Meeting

The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations has organized three focus groups' meetings which are to be chaired by the Minister. The purpose of...

Assessing Risk Critical To Workplace

Employers must uphold their statutory duty of assessing risks in the workplace, regardless of the hazards present. This was a key message sent today by...

Future Work Will Present Challenges & Opportunities

Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, believes the future of work in Barbados will present both challenges and opportunities. He made this...

Jordan: Future Of Work Bright For Barbados

“The future of work is bright!”  says Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan. This was his emphatic conclusion, last Saturday, as he...

Latest Snapshot of the Barbados Labour Market

Statistics Year Total
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
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