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Monday November 12 2018
Jamaica Tourist Arrivals at 311861.00 people  
Tourist Arrivals in Jamaica decreased to 311861 people in August from 361177 people in July of 2018.
Monday November 12 2018
Jamaica Imports at 1444701.00 USD Thousand  
Imports in Jamaica increased to 1444701 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 2018 from 990674.67 USD Thousand in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday November 12 2018
Jamaica Balance of Trade at -1037303.00 USD Thousand  
Jamaica recorded a trade deficit of 1037303 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday November 12 2018
Jamaica Exports at 407398.00 USD Thousand  
Exports in Jamaica increased to 407398 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 2018 from 273717.50 USD Thousand in the first quarter of 2018.
Sunday November 11 2018
Jamaica - Credit Rating at 23.75  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Jamaica stands at B with positive outlook. Moody's credit rating for Jamaica was last set at B3 with positive outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Jamaica was last reported at B with positive outlook.
Saturday November 10 2018
Jamaica Money Supply M1 at 230616.06 JMD Million  
Money Supply M1 in Jamaica increased to 230616.06 JMD Million in September from 229290.66 JMD Million in August of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Jamaica Money Supply M2 at 496404.49 JMD Million  
Money Supply M2 in Jamaica increased to 496404.49 JMD Million in September from 492639.32 JMD Million in August of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Jamaica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 3207.27 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Jamaica decreased to 3207.27 USD Million in October from 3313.66 USD Million in September of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Jamaica Employment Rate at 91.60 percent  
Employment Rate in Jamaica increased to 91.60 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 90.30 percent in the second quarter of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Jamaica Employed Persons at 1226400.00  
The number of employed persons in Jamaica increased to 1226400 in the third quarter of 2018 from 1217300 in the second quarter of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Jamaica Unemployed Persons at 111800.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Jamaica decreased to 111800 in the third quarter of 2018 from 131100 in the second quarter of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Jamaica Unemployment Rate at 8.40 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 8.40 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 9.70 percent in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday November 05 2018
Jamaica Gasoline Prices at 1.07 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Jamaica increased to 1.07 USD/Liter in October from 1.04 USD/Liter in September of 2018.
Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Jamaica at 75.00  
Jamaica is ranked 75 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Jamaica deteriorated to 75 in 2018 from 70 in 2017.
Friday October 26 2018
Jamaica Total Gross External Debt at 13081.74 USD Million  
External Debt in Jamaica decreased to 13081.74 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 14754.06 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Friday October 19 2018
Jamaica Cpi Housing Utilities at 259.10 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Jamaica increased to 259.10 Index Points in September from 247.70 Index Points in August of 2018.
Friday October 19 2018
Jamaica Cpi Transportation at 215.90 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Jamaica increased to 215.90 Index Points in September of 2018 from 215.30 Index Points in August of 2018.
Friday October 19 2018
Jamaica Food Inflation at 4.10 percent  
Cost of food in Jamaica increased 4.10 percent in September of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday October 19 2018
Jamaica Consumer Price Index Cpi at 255.60 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index Cpi in Jamaica increased to 255.60 Index Points in September from 252.80 Index Points in August of 2018.
Friday October 19 2018
Jamaica Inflation Rate MoM at 1.10 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Jamaica increased 1.10 percent in September of 2018 over the previous month.
Thursday October 18 2018
Jamaica Inflation Rate at 4.30 percent  
Consumer prices in Jamaica increased at a much faster pace of 4.3 percent year-on-year in September 2018, following a 3.9 percent jump in the previous month. It was the highest inflation in seven months, mainly explained by a 10.5 percent increase in prices for utilities (vs 8.5 percent in August), as costs of electricity, gas & fuels soared 15.9 percent (vs 12.9 percent). Also, the food & beverages group index climbed 4.1 percent following a 3.6 percent climb in the previous month, with prices of fruits jumping 10.4 percent (vs 9.0 percent). Meantime, prices for health services (1.3 percent), clothing (2.2 percent), transport (3.6 percent), and household appliances (3.6 percent) remained rising below average and at the same rate compared to August. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1.1 percent after climbing 0.9 percent in the previous month.
Thursday October 18 2018
Jamaica Competitiveness Rank at 79.00  
Jamaica is the 79 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Thursday October 18 2018
Jamaica Competitiveness Index at 57.88 Points  
Jamaica scored 57.88 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Tuesday October 16 2018
Jamaica Interest Rate at 2.00 percent  
The Bank of Jamaica left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.0 percent at its October meeting, saying inflation will be on the 4.0 percent to 6.0 percent target by the March 2019 quarter. Policymakers underscored that inflation has been higher than expected, nudged by currency depreciation, higher oil prices and rising agricultural food prices. Consumer prices in Jamaica increased at a much faster pace of 3.9 percent year-on-year in August 2018, following a 3.2 percent jump in the previous month. It was the highest inflation since March. The bank also noted that real GDP growth, although modest, is accelerating mainly supported by faster credit growth.
Saturday October 13 2018
Jamaica Capital Flows at -22.60 USD Million  
Jamaica recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 22.60 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Wednesday October 03 2018
Jamaica Foreign Direct Investment at 166.90 USD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Jamaica increased by 166.90 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Wednesday October 03 2018
Jamaica Current Account at -74.30 USD Million  
Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 74.30 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Jamaica Government Budget at -0.10 percent of GDP  
Jamaica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Jamaica Current Account to GDP at -3.00 percent  
Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 3 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Monday October 01 2018
Jamaica GDP From Transport at 21872.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Transport in Jamaica increased to 21872 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 20598 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Jamaica GDP From Manufacturing at 15932.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Manufacturing in Jamaica decreased to 15932 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 16471 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Jamaica GDP From Mining at 5023.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Mining in Jamaica increased to 5023 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 4856 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Jamaica GDP From Construction at 12766.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Construction in Jamaica decreased to 12766 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 14568 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Jamaica GDP Constant Prices at 194373.00 USD Million  
Gdp Constant Prices in Jamaica increased to 194373 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 192117 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Jamaica GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.20 percent  
The economy of Jamaica expanded 2.2 percent year-on-year in Q2 2018, higher than the 1.4 percent expansion for the previous quarter. It was the fastest growth in seven quarters, mainly nudged by: agriculture (+12.5 percent vs +0.6 percent) and mining (31.6 percent vs 26.0 percent). Also, food & beverages rebounded 2.5 percent following an 1.8 percent contraction in Q1, while construction gained steam (+2.9 percent vs 1.1 percent). In contrast, manufacturing activity eased (+0.2 percent compared to +0.6 percent) most services categories advanced at softer rates and below the rest of the economy, namely internal trade (0.6 percent compared to 0.5 percent). On a quarterly basis, the GDP grew 1.6 percent, rebounding from a 0.4 percent contraction in the previous three months.
Saturday September 29 2018
Jamaica GDP From Public Administration at 24379.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Public Administration in Jamaica increased to 24379 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 22801 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Saturday September 29 2018
Jamaica GDP From Wholesale and Retail Trade, Repair and Installation of Equipment at 33174.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Services in Jamaica decreased to 33174 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 33319 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Saturday September 29 2018
Jamaica GDP From Utilities at 6269.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Utilities in Jamaica increased to 6269 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 6018 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Saturday September 29 2018
Jamaica GDP From Agriculture at 15655.00 USD Million  
Gdp From Agriculture in Jamaica increased to 15655 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 13928 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Friday September 28 2018
Jamaica GDP Growth Rate at 1.60 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Jamaica expanded 1.60 percent in the second quarter of 2018 over the previous quarter.
Monday September 24 2018
Jamaica Military Expenditure at 133.19 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Jamaica decreased to 133.19 USD Million in 2017 from 137.65 USD Million in 2016.
Thursday September 06 2018
Jamaica Private Sector Credit at 785968.90 JMD Million  
Private Sector Credit in Jamaica decreased to 785968.90 JMD Million in July from 798856.40 JMD Million in June of 2018.
Thursday August 30 2018
Jamaica Central Bank Balance Sheet at 668907.46 JMD Million  
Central Bank Balance Sheet in Jamaica increased to 668907.46 JMD Million in July from 654819.48 JMD Million in June of 2018.
Tuesday August 28 2018
Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate at 22.40 percent  
Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica increased to 22.40 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 21.60 percent in the first quarter of 2018.
Tuesday August 28 2018
Jamaica Labor Force Participation Rate at 64.50 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica increased to 64.50 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 63.90 percent in the first quarter of 2018.
Friday July 27 2018
Jamaica Remittances at 2305.20 USD Million  
Remittances in Jamaica increased to 2305.20 USD Million in 2017 from 2291.50 USD Million in 2016.
Friday July 13 2018
Jamaica Corruption Rank at 68.00  
Jamaica is the 68 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Friday July 13 2018
Jamaica Corruption Index at 44.00 Points  
Jamaica scored 44 points out of 100 on the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Friday July 13 2018
Jamaica Personal Income Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 30 percent.
Friday July 13 2018
Jamaica Social Security Rate at 18.75 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Jamaica stands at 18.75 percent.
Friday July 13 2018
Jamaica Terrorism Index at 0.06  
Terrorism Index in Jamaica decreased to 0.06 in 2016 from 0.12 in 2015.
Friday July 13 2018
Jamaica Government Debt to GDP at 103.30 percent  
Jamaica recorded a government debt equivalent to 103.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Tuesday July 10 2018
Jamaica GDP per capita at 4798.21 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Jamaica was last recorded at 4798.21 US dollars in 2017. The GDP per Capita in Jamaica is equivalent to 38 percent of the world's average.
Tuesday July 10 2018
Jamaica GDP per capita PPP at 8193.60 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Jamaica was last recorded at 8193.60 US dollars in 2017, 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.
Monday July 09 2018
Jamaica GDP at 14.77 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Jamaica was worth 14.77 billion US dollars in 2017. The GDP value of Jamaica represents 0.02 percent of the world economy.
Monday July 02 2018
Deposit Interest Rate in Jamaica at 3.60 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Jamaica decreased to 3.60 percent in 2016 from 3.90 percent in 2015.
Tuesday June 19 2018
Jamaica Population at 2.73 Million  
The total population in Jamaica was estimated at 2.7 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures.
Tuesday February 13 2018
Jamaica Social Security Rate For Employees at 6.75 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Jamaica stands at 6.75 percent.
Tuesday February 13 2018
Jamaica Social Security Rate For Companies at 12.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Jamaica stands at 12 percent.
Tuesday February 13 2018
Jamaica Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 16.50 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 16.50 percent.
Friday February 09 2018
Jamaica Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 25 percent.
Thursday January 18 2018
Jamaica Average Precipitation at 171.27 mm  
Precipitation in Jamaica increased to 171.27 mm in December from 66.85 mm in November of 2015.
Thursday January 18 2018
Jamaica Average Temperature at 26.05 celsius  
Temperature in Jamaica decreased to 26.05 celsius in December from 26.08 celsius in November of 2015.
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.
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