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Sunday August 18 2019
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 stable outlook.
Friday August 16 2019
Jamaica Cpi Transportation at 214.70 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Jamaica increased to 214.70 Index Points in July of 2019 from 213.20 Index Points in June of 2019.
Friday August 16 2019
Jamaica Cpi Housing Utilities at 246.10 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Jamaica decreased to 246.10 Index Points in July from 249.60 Index Points in June of 2019.
Friday August 16 2019
Jamaica Consumer Price Index Cpi at 261.20 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index Cpi in Jamaica increased to 261.20 Index Points in July from 258.40 Index Points in June of 2019.
Friday August 16 2019
Jamaica Food Inflation at 7.80 percent  
Cost of food in Jamaica increased 7.80 percent in July of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday August 16 2019
Jamaica Inflation Rate at 4.30 percent  
The annual inflation rate in Jamaica increased to 4.3 percent in July of 2019 from 4.2 percent in the previous month. Cost rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.8 percent from 6.3 percent in June), namely vegetables (25.1 percent from 18 percent) and meat (3.4 percent from 3.2 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (2.4 percent from 2.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.2 percent from 2.1 percent). Meanwhile, inflation was steady for communication (at 0.1 percent); recreation & culture (at 1.4 percent) and education (at 4.2 percent). On the other hand, prices slowed for restaurant & hotels (1.5 percent from 1.7 percent); furniture & household goods (4.8 percent from 4.9 percent) and clothing & footwear (2.3 percent from 2.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.1 percent, rebounding from a 0.1 percent fall in June.
Friday August 16 2019
Jamaica Inflation Rate MoM at 1.10 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Jamaica increased 1.10 percent in July of 2019 over the previous month.
Saturday August 03 2019
Jamaica Unemployed Persons at 105400.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Jamaica decreased to 105400 in the second quarter of 2019 from 107500 in the first quarter of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Jamaica Total Gross External Debt at 13916.73 USD Million  
External Debt in Jamaica increased to 13916.73 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 13751.56 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday August 03 2019
Jamaica Employed Persons at 1244500.00  
The number of employed persons in Jamaica increased to 1244500 in the second quarter of 2019 from 1232700 in the first quarter of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Jamaica Unemployment Rate at 7.80 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 7.80 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 8 percent in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 29 2019
Jamaica Gasoline Prices at 0.98 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Jamaica increased to 0.98 USD/Liter in July from 0.97 USD/Liter in June of 2019.
Monday July 22 2019
Jamaica Private Sector Credit at 900266.30 JMD Million  
Private Sector Credit in Jamaica increased to 900266.30 JMD Million in May from 891794.10 JMD Million in April of 2019.
Monday July 22 2019
Jamaica Government Debt at 2078488.00 USD Million  
Government Debt in Jamaica decreased to 2078488 USD Million in May from 2093471 USD Million in April of 2019.
Monday July 22 2019
Jamaica Tourist Arrivals at 366425.00 people  
Tourist Arrivals in Jamaica decreased to 366425 people in April from 448151 people in March of 2019.
Monday July 22 2019
Jamaica Foreign Direct Investment at 197.10 USD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Jamaica increased by 197.10 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 22 2019
Jamaica Capital Flows at -137.12 USD Million  
Jamaica recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 137.12 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 22 2019
Jamaica Current Account at -185.24 USD Million  
Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 185.24 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 22 2019
Jamaica Remittances at 2345.80 USD Million  
Remittances in Jamaica increased to 2345.80 USD Million in 2018 from 2329.60 USD Million in 2017.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Jamaica Population at 2.73 Million  
The total population in Jamaica was estimated at 2.7 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Deposit Interest Rate in Jamaica at 3.20 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Jamaica decreased to 3.20 percent in 2018 from 3.70 percent in 2017.
Monday July 15 2019
Jamaica Interest Rate at 0.75 percent  
The central bank of Jamaica left its key policy interest rate at 0.75 percent at its June meeting, after trimming it by 50 bps in the previous meeting. Policymakers said that the decision is consistent with the inflation target range (4 percent – 6 percent) and stimulates the private sector credit which should led to a stronger economic activity. The Committee noted that the risks to the inflation outlook are assessed to be balanced. Policymakers added that the inflation rate is expected to increase towards the mid-point of the target by the March 2020 quarter and will decline towards the bottom of the target in the period after the March 2020 quarter.
Monday July 08 2019
Jamaica GDP per capita PPP at 8265.60 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Jamaica was last recorded at 8265.60 US dollars in 2018, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Jamaica, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 47 percent of the world's average.
Saturday July 06 2019
Jamaica Money Supply M1 at 258036.28 JMD Million  
Money Supply M1 in Jamaica increased to 258036.28 JMD Million in May from 256591.03 JMD Million in April of 2019.
Saturday July 06 2019
Jamaica Money Supply M2 at 560699.72 JMD Million  
Money Supply M2 in Jamaica increased to 560699.72 JMD Million in May from 551952.47 JMD Million in April of 2019.
Wednesday July 03 2019
Jamaica GDP per capita at 4841.65 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Jamaica was last recorded at 4841.65 US dollars in 2018. The GDP per Capita in Jamaica is equivalent to 38 percent of the world's average.
Tuesday July 02 2019
Jamaica GDP at 15.72 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Jamaica was worth 15.72 billion US dollars in 2018. The GDP value of Jamaica represents 0.03 percent of the world economy.
Monday July 01 2019
Jamaica GDP From Construction at 15056.00 USD Million  
GDP From Construction in Jamaica decreased to 15056 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 15164 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Jamaica GDP Annual Growth Rate at 1.70 percent  
The economy of Jamaica expanded 1.7 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following a 2 percent growth for the previous quarter. Slower expansion was mainly explained by primary activity (+0.3 percent vs +3.1 percent in Q4 2018), mining (+11.1 vs +25.0 percent) manufacturing (-1.4 percent vs +2.0 percent), and construction (+3.4 percent vs +3.7 percent). In contrast, utilities rebounded 1.9 percent after shrinking 0.3 percent in the previous three months. On a quarterly basis, the economy shrank 0.4 percent following a 0.8 percent contraction.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 3343.53 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Jamaica increased to 3343.53 USD Million in May from 3277.74 USD Million in April of 2019.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP Constant Prices at 195460.00 USD Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Jamaica decreased to 195460 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 196812 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP From Agriculture at 13972.00 USD Million  
GDP From Agriculture in Jamaica increased to 13972 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 13258 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP From Manufacturing at 16246.00 USD Million  
GDP From Manufacturing in Jamaica decreased to 16246 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 16741 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP From Mining at 5395.00 USD Million  
GDP From Mining in Jamaica decreased to 5395 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 5411 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP From Public Administration at 22843.00 USD Million  
GDP From Public Administration in Jamaica decreased to 22843 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 23712 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP From Wholesale and Retail Trade Repair and Installation of Equipment at 33736.00 USD Million  
GDP From Services in Jamaica decreased to 33736 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 34694 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP From Transport at 20842.00 USD Million  
GDP From Transport in Jamaica decreased to 20842 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 21344 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Jamaica GDP From Utilities at 6133.00 USD Million  
GDP From Utilities in Jamaica increased to 6133 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 6002 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday June 28 2019
Jamaica GDP Growth Rate at -0.40 percent  
The economy of Jamaica expanded 1.7 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following a 2 percent growth for the previous quarter. Slower expansion was mainly explained by primary activity (+0.3 percent vs +3.1 percent in Q4 2018), mining (+11.1 vs +25.0 percent) manufacturing (-1.4 percent vs +2.0 percent), and construction (+3.4 percent vs +3.7 percent). In contrast, utilities rebounded 1.9 percent after shrinking 0.3 percent in the previous three months. On a quarterly basis, the economy shrank 0.4 percent following a 0.8 percent contraction.
Thursday June 27 2019
Jamaica Balance of Trade at -1099466.48 USD Thousand  
Jamaica recorded a trade deficit of 1099466.48 USD Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Wednesday June 26 2019
Jamaica Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 16.50 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 16.50 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
Jamaica Social Security Rate at 18.75 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Jamaica stands at 18.75 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
Jamaica Social Security Rate For Companies at 12.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Jamaica stands at 12 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
Jamaica Social Security Rate For Employees at 6.75 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Jamaica stands at 6.75 percent.
Wednesday June 12 2019
Jamaica Labor Force Participation Rate at 64.20 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Jamaica increased to 64.20 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 64 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Wednesday June 12 2019
Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate at 19.70 percent  
Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 19.70 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 22.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Wednesday June 12 2019
Jamaica Imports at 1617530.53 USD Thousand  
Imports in Jamaica decreased to 1617530.53 USD Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 1634190.28 USD Thousand in the third quarter of 2018.
Wednesday June 12 2019
Jamaica Exports at 518064.00 USD Thousand  
Exports in Jamaica decreased to 518064 USD Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 575563 USD Thousand in the third quarter of 2018.
Wednesday June 12 2019
Jamaica Central Bank Balance Sheet at 658987.00 JMD Million  
Central Bank Balance Sheet in Jamaica increased to 658987 JMD Million in April from 636474.60 JMD Million in March of 2019.
Monday May 06 2019
Jamaica Military Expenditure at 201.00 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Jamaica increased to 201 USD Million in 2018 from 144 USD Million in 2017.
Monday April 15 2019
Jamaica Current Account to GDP at -2.80 percent  
Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Monday February 11 2019
Jamaica Terrorism Index at 1.09  
Terrorism Index in Jamaica increased to 1.09 in 2017 from 0.06 in 2016.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Jamaica Corruption Index at 44.00 Points  
Jamaica scored 44 points out of 100 on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Jamaica Corruption Rank at 70.00  
Jamaica is the 70 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday November 26 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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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