A. Socio-economic and demographic characteristics
B. Components and characteristics of the labour force
C. Characteristics of the employed labour force including level of training
D. Characteristics of the unemployed labour force including level of training
E. Characteristics of those outside the labour force
Persons 14 years and older
Producers and sponsors
Statistical Institute of Jamaica
Government of Jamaica
Stratified random sample
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Data Collection Notes
The Labour Force survey is undertaken quarterly on average; in January, April, July and October. However, the Databank only has the datasets for the April survey when the labour market is considered to be more stable.
A copy of the User Undertaking Form must be signed before data may be accessed. Alternatively, you may contact STATIN http://www.statinja.com/
Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include:
- the Identification of the Primary Investigator
- the title of the survey (including country, acronym and year of implementation)
- the survey reference number
- the source and date of download
Statistical Institute of Jamaica. Jamaica Labour Force Survey (LFS) 2005, Ref. JAM_2005_LFS_v01_M. Dataset downloaded from [url] on [date].
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.