Today, June 12th 2019, Barbados and the international community observes World Day Against Child Labour under the theme ‘Children shouldn’t work in fields, but...
While child labour has not been a problem in Barbados, Government does not ever want to see it occurring. This is clearly implied in the...
Government understands tourism will lead Barbados out of its current economic challenges, and as such, supports programmes which train and educate those in the...
Barbados has come in for praise for its work with the International Labour Office (ILO) over the years. The plaudits came on Tuesday as ILO’s...
Latest Snapshot of the Barbados Labour Market
|General Unemployment Rate %||2017||10.0|
|Youth Unemployment Rate %||2017||29.3|
|Youth Unemployed Labour Force (000s)||2017||4.1|
|Unemployed Labour Force (000s)||2017||14.4|
|Labour Force (000s)||2017||144.3|
|Youth Labour Force (000s)||2017||14.1|
|Employed Labour Force (000s)||2017||129.9|
|Labour Force Participation Rate %||2017||65.4|