Participation Rate Employment Rate Underemployment Rate Unemployment Rate
July 2019 61.7 95.6 22.5 4.4

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Sixty five percent of the population 15 years old and over are in the labor force Of the estimated 1.9 million population 15 years old and over in April 2016, the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 1.3 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 65.5 percent, lower than last year’s figure (April 2015) of 65.8 percent. The region’s LFPR was higher by 2 percentage points to the country’s LFPR of 63.5 percent in April 2016.

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