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Barbados

Barbadian and Bajan Unemployment Stats

Definitions

  • Long-term unemployment rate: Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed."
  • Long-term unemployment rate > Female: Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed."
  • Male > % of male labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Youth unemployment, both sexes: Percentage of population aged 15-24 that is unemployed. 
  • Youth unemployment, male: Percentage of male population aged 15-24 that is unemployed. 
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Long-term unemployment rate 46.8 2001 14th out of 43
Long-term unemployment rate > Female 53.7 2001 8th out of 40
Male > % of male labor force 8.9% 2004 28th out of 74
Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 9.8% 2004 38th out of 105
Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 28.7% 2003 17th out of 76
Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 24.1% 2003 13th out of 76
Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 26.2% 2003 16th out of 76
Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 84.3% 2003 3rd out of 74
Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 85.9% 2003 3rd out of 74
Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment 4.5% 2003 69th out of 71
Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 8.7% 2003 57th out of 77
Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment 11.2% 2003 50th out of 73
Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment 5.6% 2003 59th out of 73
Youth unemployment, both sexes 26.2% 2003 19th out of 80
Youth unemployment, male 24.1% 2003 15th out of 79

SOURCES: International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; World Development Indicators database; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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Barbados Labor > Unemployment Profiles (Subcategories)

Unemployment 4 Unemployment with tertiary education 3