Provisional Industrial Production Index – April 2018

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 17.7 per cent in April 2018 when compared with the previous month. This was due to decreases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 17.9 per cent; Manufacturing of 25.6 per cent and Electricity, Gas and Water of 3.5 per cent. According to the data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, …

Provisional Industrial Prod. Index – March 2018

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased by 15.4 per cent in March 2018 when compared with the previous month. This was due to increases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 1.2 per cent; Manufacturing of 17.6 per cent and Electricity, Gas and Water of 12.8 per cent. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, the …

Unemployment Stats For April To June 2018

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The rate of unemployment for the second quarter of April to June 2018 stood at 8.2 per cent, a decrease of 1.5 percentage points from the rate of 9.7 per cent recorded for the first quarter of 2018. This is according to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service and statistics derived from the Continuous Household Labour Force Survey, which …

Index Of Retail Prices For June 2018

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The Index of Retail Prices for June 2018 stood at 183.8 points, representing an increase of 0.8 per cent, when compared to the 182.3 points recorded the previous month. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded in Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 0.3 per cent; Clothing and Footwear by 0.1 per cent; Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and …

Index of Retail Prices For May 2018

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The Index of Retail Prices for May 2018 stood at 182.3 points, representing an overall increase of 0.1 per cent from the 181.6 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, several indices increased throughout the month in comparison to the reported figures for April. These include: Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance …

Index Of Retail Prices For April 2018

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The Index of Retail Prices for April 2018 stood at 181.6 points, representing a decrease of 1.1 per cent when compared to the 183.6 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded in Clothing and Footwear by 1.0 per cent; Health by 0.05 per cent; Recreation and Culture by 1.6 per …

Index Of Retail Prices For February 2018

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The Index of Retail Prices for February 2018 stood at 184.6 points, representing an increase of 0.7 per cent, when compared to the 183.4 points recorded the previous month. According to the data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded in Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels by 2.8 per cent; Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Household …

Index Of Retail Prices For March 2018

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The Index of Retail Prices for March 2018 stood at 183.6 points, representing a decrease of 0.5 per cent when compared to the 184.6 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded in Transport by 3.3 per cent and Restaurants and Hotels by 0.6 per cent. Declines were recorded for Food …

Unemployment Statistics For 2017

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The rate of unemployment for 2017 stood at 10.0 percent, an increase of 0.3 percentage points from the rate of 9.7 per cent recorded at the end of 2016. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, statistics derived from the Continuous Household Labour Force Survey indicated that the unemployment rate among males stood at 9.8 percent and 10.1 …