STATIN says unemployment rate fell to 6 per cent in April

Jamaica’s unemployment rate fell to six per cent in April, continuing the downward trajectory that’s been occurring over recent months.

This was disclosed by, Director General of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN, Carol Coy.

She was speaking during STATIN‘s quarterly press briefing today (July 15).

She said male unemployment rate fell from 7.5 percent, to 4.7 percent, while the corresponding figure for females, dropped to 7.6 percent.


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