Public sector in Jamaica

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Public sector in Jamaica


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Army in Jamaica


Armed forces personnel, total

3 450 number of people[?] (2014)
(descending): 149 in the world of 169 (12,43%); 23 place in America 30 (26,67%)
17,97 % (3,59 % annual) ↘
min: 2 000; max: 3 500; max-min: 1 500 (42,86%); mid: 2 750;
700 (20,29%)

Military expenditure

0,829 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 155 (18,06%); 19 place in America 23 (21,74%)
5,42 % (1,08 % annual) ↗
min: 0,487; max: 1,33; max-min: 0,848 (63,53%); mid: 0,911;
-0,082 (-9,83%)

Armed forces personnel

0,264 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 136 in the world of 166 (18,67%); 27 place in America 29 (10,34%)
13,81 % (2,76 % annual) ↘
min: 0,165; max: 0,292; max-min: 0,126 (43,30%); mid: 0,229;
0,036 (13,49%)

Unemployment in Jamaica


Unemployment

13,20 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 138 in the world of 174 (21,26%); 26 place in America 30 (16,67%)
6,06 % (1,21 % annual) ↘
min: 9,40; max: 16,50; max-min: 7,10 (43,03%); mid: 12,95;
0,250 (1,89%)
9,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 120 in the world of 174 (31,61%); 23 place in America 30 (26,67%)
3,09 % (0,619 % annual) ↘
min: 6,50; max: 11,30; max-min: 4,80 (42,48%); mid: 8,90;
0,800 (8,25%)
17,30 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 140 in the world of 174 (20,11%); 27 place in America 30 (13,33%)
6,94 % (1,39 % annual) ↘
min: 13; max: 23,70; max-min: 10,70 (45,15%); mid: 18,35;
-1,05 (-6,07%)

Unemployment with primary education

(ascending): 10 in the world of 123 (92,68%); 3 place in America 28 (92,86%)
7,50 % (1,50 % annual) ↗
min: 1,80; max: 13; max-min: 11,20 (86,15%); mid: 7,40;
4,60 (38,33%)
9,30 {% of male unemployment[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 1 in the world of 121 (100%); 1 place in America 28 (100%)
18,28 % (3,66 % annual) ↗
min: 1,30; max: 12,40; max-min: 11,10 (89,52%); mid: 6,85;
2,45 (26,34%)
13,70 {% of female unemployment[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 35 in the world of 121 (71,90%); 7 place in America 28 (78,57%)
2,19 % (0,438 % annual) ↗
min: 1,60; max: 14; max-min: 12,40 (88,57%); mid: 7,80;
5,90 (43,07%)

Unemployment with secondary education

4,50 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 121 (99,17%); 1 place in America 28 (100%)
6,67 % (1,33 % annual) ↘
min: 0,300; max: 5,40; max-min: 5,10 (94,44%); mid: 2,85;
1,65 (36,67%)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 119 (99,16%); 1 place in America 28 (100%)
5,00 % (1,000 % annual) ↗
min: 0,400; max: 4,80; max-min: 4,40 (91,67%); mid: 2,60;
1,40 (35,00%)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 120 (99,17%); 1 place in America 28 (100%)
12,50 % (2,50 % annual) ↘
min: 0,200; max: 6,10; max-min: 5,90 (96,72%); mid: 3,15;
1,65 (34,38%)

Unemployment with tertiary education

3,90 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 9 in the world of 120 (93,33%); 2 place in America 27 (96,30%)
12,82 % (2,56 % annual) ↗
min: 0,500; max: 4,40; max-min: 3,90 (88,64%); mid: 2,45;
1,45 (37,18%)
3,80 {% of male unemployment[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 13 in the world of 119 (89,92%); 2 place in America 27 (96,30%)
15,79 % (3,16 % annual) ↘
min: 0,600; max: 3,80; max-min: 3,20 (84,21%); mid: 2,20;
1,60 (42,11%)
(ascending): 8 in the world of 118 (94,07%); 1 place in America 27 (100%)
30,00 % (6,00 % annual) ↗
min: 0,400; max: 5,20; max-min: 4,80 (92,31%); mid: 2,80;
1,20 (30,00%)

Employment of the population in Jamaica


Employment in agriculture

18,20 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 48 in the world of 135 (65,19%); 6 place in America 28 (82,14%)
10,99 % (2,20 % annual) ↗
min: 17,60; max: 27,30; max-min: 9,70 (35,53%); mid: 22,45;
-4,25 (-23,35%)
25,80 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 35 in the world of 123 (72,36%); 4 place in America 26 (88,46%)
10,47 % (2,09 % annual) ↗
min: 24,70; max: 35,90; max-min: 11,20 (31,20%); mid: 30,30;
-4,50 (-17,44%)
8,20 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 48 in the world of 117 (59,83%); 5 place in America 26 (84,62%)
14,63 % (2,93 % annual) ↗
min: 7,90; max: 15,90; max-min: 8,00 (50,31%); mid: 11,90;
-3,70 (-45,12%)

Employment in industry

15,20 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 111 in the world of 141 (21,99%); 21 place in America 29 (31,03%)
4,61 % (0,921 % annual) ↗
min: 15,20; max: 20,30; max-min: 5,10 (25,12%); mid: 17,75;
-2,55 (-16,78%)
22,20 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 96 in the world of 129 (26,36%); 19 place in America 26 (30,77%)
2,25 % (0,450 % annual) ↗
min: 22,20; max: 27,60; max-min: 5,40 (19,57%); mid: 24,90;
-2,70 (-12,16%)
5,90 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 106 in the world of 124 (15,32%); 23 place in America 24 (8,33%)
16,95 % (3,39 % annual) ↗
min: 4,60; max: 12,40; max-min: 7,80 (62,90%); mid: 8,50;
-2,60 (-44,07%)

Employment in services

66,50 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 62 in the world of 140 (56,43%); 20 place in America 29 (34,48%)
4,06 % (0,812 % annual) ↘
min: 53,10; max: 66,50; max-min: 13,40 (20,15%); mid: 59,80;
6,70 (10,08%)
(descending): 70 in the world of 128 (46,09%); 18 place in America 26 (34,62%)
6,15 % (1,23 % annual) ↘
min: 39; max: 52; max-min: 13 (25%); mid: 45,50;
6,50 (12,50%)
85,90 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 36 in the world of 123 (71,54%); 11 place in America 24 (58,33%)
2,68 % (0,536 % annual) ↘
min: 71,70; max: 86,80; max-min: 15,10 (17,40%); mid: 79,25;
6,65 (7,74%)

Labor force structure by type of employment in Jamaica


Self-employed workers

40,60 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 37 in the world of 130 (72,31%); 8 place in America 29 (75,86%)
1,97 % (0,394 % annual) ↘
min: 36,60; max: 43,40; max-min: 6,80 (15,67%); mid: 40;
0,600 (1,48%)
46,60 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 30 in the world of 126 (76,98%); 6 place in America 28 (82,14%)
2,72 % (0,544 % annual) ↘
min: 40,60; max: 47,30; max-min: 6,70 (14,16%); mid: 43,95;
2,65 (5,69%)
32,80 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 43 in the world of 126 (66,67%); 9 place in America 28 (71,43%)
0,610 % (0,122 % annual) ↘
min: 31,20; max: 38,30; max-min: 7,10 (18,54%); mid: 34,75;
-1,95 (-5,95%)

Family workers

(descending): 73 in the world of 119 (39,50%); 17 place in America 27 (40,74%)
6,67 % (1,33 % annual) ↗
min: 1; max: 3,10; max-min: 2,10 (67,74%); mid: 2,05;
-1,05 (-105,00%)
0,600 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 73 in the world of 114 (36,84%); 14 place in America 24 (45,83%)
11,11 % (2,22 % annual) ↘
min: 0,400; max: 2,20; max-min: 1,80 (81,82%); mid: 1,30;
-0,700 (-116,67%)
1,50 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 69 in the world of 114 (40,35%); 16 place in America 25 (40%)
13,33 % (2,67 % annual) ↗
min: 1,50; max: 4,50; max-min: 3 (66,67%); mid: 3;
-1,50 (-100%)

Wage workers

59,20 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 95 in the world of 134 (29,85%); 19 place in America 29 (37,93%)
1,35 % (0,270 % annual) ↗
min: 56,20; max: 63,10; max-min: 6,90 (10,94%); mid: 59,65;
-0,450 (-0,760%)
53,20 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 99 in the world of 129 (24,03%); 22 place in America 28 (25%)
2,44 % (0,489 % annual) ↗
min: 52,40; max: 59,20; max-min: 6,80 (11,49%); mid: 55,80;
-2,60 (-4,89%)
(descending): 84 in the world of 129 (35,66%); 19 place in America 29 (37,93%)
0,199 % (0,040 % annual) ↗
min: 61,30; max: 68,40; max-min: 7,10 (10,38%); mid: 64,85;
2,15 (3,21%)

Employers in Jamaica


Employers

3,20 % of total labor force[?] (2012)
(descending): 56 in the world of 120 (54,17%); 17 place in America 23 (30,43%)
5,21 % (1,04 % annual) ↘
min: 1,10; max: 3,20; max-min: 2,10 (65,62%); mid: 2,15;
1,05 (32,81%)

Employers

3,80 % of male labor force[?] (2012)
(descending): 74 in the world of 119 (38,66%); 18 place in America 23 (26,09%)
2,63 % (0,526 % annual) ↘
min: 1,30; max: 4,10; max-min: 2,80 (68,29%); mid: 2,70;
1,10 (28,95%)

Employers

2,30 % of female labor force[?] (2012)
(descending): 33 in the world of 116 (72,41%); 14 place in America 22 (40,91%)
5,80 % (1,16 % annual) ↘
min: 0,700; max: 2,30; max-min: 1,60 (69,57%); mid: 1,50;
0,800 (34,78%)

Crime in Jamaica


Proportion of women subjected to physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months

7,70 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 14 in the world of 57 (77,19%); 3 place in America 9 (77,78%)

Intentional homicides

36,10 per 100,000 people[?] (2014)
(ascending): 175 in the world of 185 (5,95%); 29 place in America 36 (22,22%)
46,26 % (9,25 % annual) ↗
min: 31,69; max: 61,70; max-min: 30,01 (48,64%); mid: 46,69;
-10,59 (-29,35%)

Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson

0,400 % sales[?] (2010)
(ascending): 31 in the world of 96 (68,75%); 6 place in America 25 (80%)

Corruption in Jamaica


Bribery incidence

19,30 % of firms experiencing at least one bribe payment request[?] (2010)
(ascending): 64 in the world of 104 (39,42%); 23 place in America 26 (15,38%)

Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials

14,30 % of firms[?] (2010)
(ascending): 60 in the world of 97 (39,18%); 23 place in America 25 (12%)

Informal payments to public officials

17,90 % of firms[?] (2010)
(ascending): 54 in the world of 95 (44,21%); 14 place in America 19 (31,58%)

Social programs in Jamaica


Adequacy of social insurance programs

31,31 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2010)
(descending): 12 in the world of 59 (81,36%); 2 place in America 16 (93,75%)

Adequacy of social protection and labor programs

11,59 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2010)
(descending): 39 in the world of 63 (39,68%); 10 place in America 17 (47,06%)

Adequacy of social safety net programs

4,63 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2010)
(descending): 33 in the world of 57 (43,86%); 9 place in America 15 (46,67%)