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Jamaica’s Working Age Population Now At 69.7 %

Photo credit: Dave Reid According to Director-General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne Henry, persons falling within Jamaica’s working-age range of 15 to 64 years now stand at 69.7 percent of the overall population of 2.9 million. He noted that this historical figure creates a window of opportunity for the country, often referred to as a demographic […]