February 23, 2019

Excellence To Be Celebrated Next Week

Excellence will again be the focus for workers, employers and Government, when the Social Partners of Barbados’ Annual Week of Excellence Programme is observed...

BECCS Workshops For Unemployed Youth

Unemployed persons seeking work, especially youth, are being encouraged to attend the upcoming workshops which will be conducted by the Barbados Employment and Career...

Government’s Modernisation Programme Critical To Developing Workers

Barbados cannot achieve a 21st century service ethos by sticking to rules, regulations and structures – utilizing ‘old wineskins’ that have not changed much since...

Minister To Tour Oran & Host Press Conference

Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, will tour Oran Ltd, Harbour Road, St. Michael, on Monday February 25. However, prior to the...

Deadline Extension For G.I.V.E. Competition

The deadline for the G.I.V.E. School Competition, being hosted by the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, has now been extended to Friday, March...

Latest Snapshot of the Barbados Labour Market

Statistics Year Total
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
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