The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), wishes to advise the public that due to technical difficulties beyond our control, the January 2016 Merchandise Trade Bulletin will not be released on Friday April 29, 2016 as indicated on the Advanced Release Calendar.
As soon as the issues are resolved we will inform you of the new release date.
STATIN sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused.
The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) reveals that the “All Jamaica ‘All Divisions’ Consumer Price Index for May 2016 was 229.0. This represented an inflation rate of 0.2 per cent. This is the first increase in the CPI since the start of the calendar year.
The count of the population based on the Population and Housing Census 2011 is 2,697,983. This total comprises 2,678,629 persons in private dwellings, 18,420 in institutions and 934 persons enumerated on the streets.
The main findings of the January 2016 Labour Force Survey, conducted by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) are presented below. The reference week for this survey was December 13-19, 2015.
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