Belize is a popular country in central America with diverse culture and different languages. The total population of Belize is 338, 936 of which 169,469 are males and 169, 467 are females. The labor force of Belize is 148,093 of which 126,722 are engaged by different organizations and 21,371 are unemployed.
Out of total unemployed individuals in Belize, 8,083 people are men and 13,287 are women. The highest percentage of unemployment is seen in the individuals aged between 14 – 24 years , 12.7% unemployed individuals are aged between 55 -64 and 12.2% of unemployed individuals in Belize are aged about 25 -34 years.
The unemployment rate for the year 2012 is different in various district of Belize. In Corozal district, the unemployment rate recorded for the year 2012 is 14.5%, unemployment rate in Orange walk district is 12.6%. In Toledo and Cayo districts of Belize, the unemployment rate is recored as 13.9% and 18.2%.