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...
For the Caribbean to be competitive in the global arena, it must be aware of how the world of work is changing. This was underscored...
The Labour Department will be hosting Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Week from July 13 - 19, 2019. During July 15 - 16 from 8:30...
The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) is seeking to recruit, a qualified Sustainable Energy Project Development and Gender Specialist and a Knowledge...
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|