UNEMPLOYMENT DECLINES TO 7.1%

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The Statistical Institute of Jamaica STATIN is reporting that Jamaica’s unemployment rate declined to 7.1%, as of October 2021.

Director-General of STATIN Carol Coy notes that the October 2021 labour force survey, shows that this is a decline of 3.7%, relative to October 2020.

The unemployment rate for females, however, remains some 3.5% higher than that of males.

Meantime, Miss Coy notes that females recorded the larger increase in employment, with a growth of 8.5% employment.

She says price of levitra there were increases in the number of people employed across all age groups.

Most industries saw increases in their us discount viagra overnight delivery employed labour force.

Miss Coy was speaking at a media briefing yesterday (Mon).