October 21, 2018
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Barbados Labour Market Information System Overview

Barbados Labour Market Information System Overview

The BLMIS is a network where the producers of labour market information (LMI) interact with its users to facilitate more informed decision making.  This database allows users like you to run dynamic queries to access a wide array of economic, demographic and labour related statistics.

Available information includes:

Basic Demographics

  • Resident Population
  • Adult Population (15 Years and Over) by Sex
  • Birth Rate
  • Death Rate
  • Rate of Natural Increase
  • Population Growth (Percent Change)

 

Labour Force Characteristics

  • Labour Force by Sex
  • Employed Labour Force by Sex
  • Unemployed Labour Force by Sex
  • Non-Participating Adult Population by Sex
  • Unemployment Rate by Sex
  • Participation Rate by Sex
  • Employed Labour Force by Employment Status by Sex
  • Employed Labour Force by Major Occupational Group by Sex
  • Employed Labour Force by Major Industrial Group by Sex

 

Employment Relations

  • Total Number of Complaints Investigated
  • Total Number of Industrial Disputes Referred for Conciliation by Labour Department
  • Total Number of Sickouts
  • Total Number of Work stoppages
  • Total Number of Workers Involved in Work Stoppages
  • Total Number of Man Days Lost Due to Work Stoppages
  • Total Shop Inspections

 

Safety and Health

  • Total Number of Factories on Register
  • Complaints Investigated
  • Total Number of Occupational Accidents Reported (Non-Factory)
  • Total Number of Occupational Accidents Reported (Factory)
  • Total Number of Occupational Accidents Reported
  • Total Number of Fatalities Recorded

The main sources of the information are the Barbados Statistical Service, who conducts the quarterly Continuous Household Sample Survey, and the Labour Department.

Now you can run a statistical query and specify what statistics you need. A table and graph will be generated and if you desire, you can export into Microsoft Excel or as Comma Separated Values (CSV) file.

Click here to run Statistical Query.

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