UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
               
COUNTRIES 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
THE BAHAMAS 6.9 6.9 9.1 10.8 10.2
BARBADOS 6.2 9.8 10.3 11.0 9.6 9.1 8.7
BELIZE 11.0 9.1 10.0 12.9 11.6 11.0 9.4
JAMAICA 15.6 15.0 14.2 11.4 11.7 11.2 10.4
SAINT LUCIA 16.7 13.5 20.4 22.2 21.0 18.7
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 5.9 10.9 10.4 10.5 7.7 8.0 6.7