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Sunday December 17 2017
Jamaica | Credit Rating at 23.75  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Jamaica stands at B with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Jamaica was last set at B3 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Jamaica was last reported at B with stable outlook.
Friday December 15 2017
Jamaica Inflation Rate at 5.00 percent  
Consumer prices in Jamaica increased 5.0 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, following a 4.7 percent advance in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since January of 2015. The upturn was mainly explained by faster price climbs in the divisions of: food & non-alcoholic beverages (6.3 percent vs 5.5 percent in October), rentals for housing (2.5 percent vs 1.8 percent), liquor & tobacco (5.5 percent vs 5.2 percent), and footwear (3.1 percent vs 2.6 percent). In contrast, prices of utilities advanced at a slower rate of 8.2 percent (vs 9.9 percent in October). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.6 percent after increasing 0.4 percent in the previous month.
Tuesday December 12 2017
Jamaica Interest Rate at 3.50 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Jamaica was last recorded at 3.50 percent.
Tuesday December 05 2017
Jamaica Gasoline Prices at 0.97 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Jamaica increased to 0.97 USD/Liter in November from 0.93 USD/Liter in October of 2017.
Thursday November 23 2017
Jamaica Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 25 percent.
Thursday November 23 2017
Jamaica Terrorism Index at 0.06  
Terrorism Index in Jamaica decreased to 0.06 in 2016 from 0.12 in 2015.
Thursday November 23 2017
Jamaica Military Expenditure at 118.80 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Jamaica increased to 118.80 USD Million in 2016 from 118.30 USD Million in 2015.
Thursday November 23 2017
Jamaica Social Security Rate at 18.75 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Jamaica stands at 18.75 percent.
Thursday November 23 2017
Jamaica Social Security Rate For Companies at 12.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Jamaica stands at 12 percent.
Thursday November 23 2017
Jamaica Social Security Rate For Employees at 6.75 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Jamaica stands at 6.75 percent.
Tuesday November 21 2017
Jamaica Food Inflation at 5.50 percent  
Cost of food in Jamaica increased 5.50 percent in October of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Saturday November 18 2017
Jamaica Cpi Transportation at 207.90 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Jamaica decreased to 207.90 Index Points in October of 2017 from 208.29 Index Points in September of 2017.
Saturday November 18 2017
Jamaica Cpi Housing Utilities at 238.30 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Jamaica increased to 238.30 Index Points in October from 234.42 Index Points in September of 2017.
Saturday November 18 2017
Jamaica Consumer Price Index Cpi at 245.80 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index Cpi in Jamaica increased to 245.80 Index Points in October from 245 Index Points in September of 2017.
Saturday November 18 2017
Jamaica Inflation Rate MoM at 0.40 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Jamaica increased 0.40 percent in October of 2017 over the previous month.
Monday November 13 2017
Jamaica Balance of Trade at -1395609.00 USD Thousand  
Jamaica recorded a trade deficit of 1395609 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 2017.
Monday November 13 2017
Jamaica Imports at 1395609.00 USD Thousand  
Imports in Jamaica increased to 1395609 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 2017 from 1341059 USD Thousand in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday November 13 2017
Jamaica Exports at 345115.00 USD Thousand  
Exports in Jamaica increased to 345115 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 2017 from 328055 USD Thousand in the first quarter of 2017.
Wednesday November 08 2017
Jamaica Capital Flows at -44.90 USD Million  
Jamaica recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 44.90 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017.
Wednesday November 08 2017
Jamaica Current Account at -49.30 USD Million  
Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 49.30 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017.
Friday November 03 2017
Jamaica Average Temperature at 26.00 celsius  
Average Temperature in Jamaica remained unchanged at 26 celsius in December from 26 celsius in November of 2015.
Friday November 03 2017
Jamaica Average Precipitation at 171.00 mm  
Average Precipitation in Jamaica increased to 171 mm in December from 66 mm in November of 2015.
Tuesday October 31 2017
Ease of Doing Business in Jamaica at 70.00  
Jamaica is ranked 70 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Jamaica deteriorated to 70 in 2017 from 67 in 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Jamaica Internet Speed at 6789.74 KBps  
Internet Speed in Jamaica increased to 6789.74 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 6575.90 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Jamaica IP Addresses at 166943.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Jamaica increased to 166943 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 164347 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Tuesday October 24 2017
Jamaica Government Debt to GDP at 122.80 percent  
Jamaica recorded a government debt equivalent to 122.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Wednesday October 18 2017
Jamaica Competitiveness Index at 4.25 Points  
Jamaica scored 4.25 points out of 7 on the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday October 18 2017
Jamaica Competitiveness Rank at 70.00  
Jamaica is the 70 most competitive nation in the world out of 137 countries ranked in the 2017-2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Government Budget at -0.20 percent of GDP  
Jamaica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate at 26.20 percent  
Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 26.20 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 28.70 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Unemployment Rate at 12.20 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 12.20 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 12.70 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica GDP Annual Growth Rate at -0.10 percent  
Jamaica's economy contracted 0.1 percent year-on-year in 2Q, swinging to contraction after a modest 0.1 percent expansion in Q1. It was the first annual contraction since 4Q14. Agriculture (-9.5 percent vs -3.7 percent in Q1) and mining (-10.9 percent vs -9.9 percent) contracted further and were the main drags to GDP. Food & beverages (0.8 percent vs 5.0 percent); utilities (0.1 percent vs 0.9 percent); and manufacturing (1.1 percent vs 2.7 percent) lost steam in Q2. In contrast, the sectors showing faster growth were: construction (1.2 percent vs 0.6 percent); wholesale & retail trade (0.6 percent vs 0.3 percent); hotels & restaurants (5.1 percent vs 1.1 percent); finance & insurance services (1.4 percent vs 1.0 percent); and real estate & business activities (0.5 percent vs 0.3 percent). On a quarterly basis, the economy expanded by 0.8 percent after a downwardly revised 0.9 percent contraction. GDP returned to growth after two consecutive quarters in contraction zone.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Tourist Arrivals at 304572.00 people  
Tourist Arrivals in Jamaica increased to 304572 people in June from 292381 people in May of 2017.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Remittances at 2291.50 USD Million  
Remittances in Jamaica increased to 2291.50 USD Million in 2016 from 2226 USD Million in 2015.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Gdp From Utilities at 6198.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Utilities in Jamaica increased to 6198 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 5956 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Gdp From Manufacturing at 15827.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Manufacturing in Jamaica decreased to 15827 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 16189 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Gdp From Construction at 12396.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Construction in Jamaica decreased to 12396 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 14335 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Gdp From Agriculture at 13835.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Agriculture in Jamaica increased to 13835 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 13822 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday October 16 2017
Jamaica Gdp Constant Prices at 189755.00 USD Million  
Gdp Constant Prices in Jamaica increased to 189755 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 189037 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Saturday October 07 2017
Jamaica Gdp From Mining at 3820.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Mining in Jamaica decreased to 3820 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 3855 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Saturday October 07 2017
Jamaica Gdp From Wholesale and Retail Trade, Repair and Installation of Equipment at 32902.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Services in Jamaica decreased to 32902 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 33173 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Saturday October 07 2017
Jamaica Gdp From Transport at 21410.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Transport in Jamaica increased to 21410 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 20232 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Saturday September 30 2017
Jamaica GDP Growth Rate at 0.80 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Jamaica expanded 0.80 percent in the second quarter of 2017 over the previous quarter.
Thursday September 14 2017
Jamaica Population at 2.80 Million  
The total population in Jamaica was estimated at 2.8 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures.
Tuesday August 29 2017
Deposit Interest Rate in Jamaica at 4.51 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Jamaica decreased to 4.51 percent in 2016 from 4.90 percent in 2015.
Monday July 17 2017
Jamaica Current Account to GDP at -0.70 percent  
Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 0.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Sunday July 16 2017
Jamaica GDP per capita at 4796.00 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Jamaica was last recorded at 4796 US dollars in 2016. The GDP per Capita in Jamaica is equivalent to 38 percent of the world's average.
Sunday July 16 2017
Jamaica GDP per capita PPP at 8190.00 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Jamaica was last recorded at 8190 US dollars in 2016, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Jamaica, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 46 percent of the world's average.
Tuesday July 11 2017
Jamaica GDP at 14.03 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Jamaica was worth 14.03 billion US dollars in 2016. The GDP value of Jamaica represents 0.02 percent of the world economy.
Monday July 03 2017
Jamaica Corruption Index at 39.00 Points  
Jamaica scored 39 points out of 100 on the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday July 03 2017
Jamaica Corruption Rank at 83.00  
Jamaica is the 83 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday July 03 2017
Jamaica Personal Income Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 25 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Jamaica Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 16.50 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 16.50 percent.
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