The Bahamas - Unemployment

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) in The Bahamas was 21.70 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 30.90 in 1992, while its lowest value was 16.60 in 2001.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 19.50
1991 24.50
1992 30.90
1993 26.60
1994 28.00
1995 24.00
1996 29.60
1997 28.40
1998 21.70
1999 21.90
2001 16.60
2002 21.90
2003 28.20
2004 26.90
2005 24.10
2007 21.70

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) in The Bahamas was 16.70 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 23.60 in 1992, while its lowest value was 10.30 in 1998.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 14.30
1991 21.10
1992 23.60
1993 21.00
1994 22.00
1995 18.50
1996 18.60
1997 16.50
1998 10.30
1999 10.60
2001 14.00
2002 17.90
2003 20.30
2004 20.00
2005 16.90
2007 16.70

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) in The Bahamas was 18.90 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 27.00 in 1992, while its lowest value was 15.10 in 2001.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 16.60
1991 22.80
1992 27.00
1993 23.50
1994 24.70
1995 21.00
1996 23.80
1997 22.20
1998 15.70
1999 15.80
2001 15.10
2002 19.90
2003 24.00
2004 23.30
2005 20.20
2007 18.90

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) in The Bahamas was 13.70 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 15.80 in 1992, while its lowest value was 7.00 in 2001.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1986 15.00
1988 14.20
1989 12.50
1991 12.20
1992 15.80
1993 13.30
1994 14.20
1995 11.70
1996 14.70
1997 11.30
1998 9.50
1999 9.50
2001 7.00
2002 9.40
2003 11.70
2004 11.10
2005 11.20
2006 8.00
2007 9.10
2008 9.70
2009 14.00
2011 13.70

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) in The Bahamas was 13.60 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 14.40 in 2009, while its lowest value was 5.50 in 1999.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1986 9.70
1988 8.20
1989 11.00
1991 12.10
1992 13.80
1993 12.80
1994 12.60
1995 10.00
1996 8.60
1997 8.30
1998 5.70
1999 5.50
2001 6.70
2002 8.70
2003 10.00
2004 9.50
2005 9.30
2006 7.20
2007 6.70
2008 7.70
2009 14.40
2011 13.60

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) in The Bahamas was 13.70 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 14.70 in 1992, while its lowest value was 6.90 in 2001.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1986 12.20
1988 11.00
1989 11.70
1991 12.20
1992 14.70
1993 13.00
1994 13.40
1995 10.80
1996 11.50
1997 9.80
1998 7.60
1999 7.40
2001 6.90
2002 9.00
2003 10.80
2004 10.30
2005 10.20
2006 7.60
2007 7.90
2008 8.70
2009 14.20
2011 13.70

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment