Jamaica, is a country located at Caribbean, it has an area of 10,990 Km2, so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Jamaica, with a population of 2,814,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world 256 people per km2.

The capital is Kingston and its currency is Jamaican dollars

Jamaica is holding the 118 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 14,600 millions of euros16,161 millions of dollars, ( 115.16% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 5,188 € euros per inhabitant6,074$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Jamaica, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.719 points in 2014, leaving it in 99th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Jamaica are business, you must know it's in the 67th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Jamaica, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Jamaica Economy
GDP Mill. € [+]201512,815M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201514,218M.$
GDP per capita [+]20154,554€
GDP per capita [+]20155,053$
Debt [+]201614,600 M.€
Debt [+]201616,161 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016115.16%
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,188 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20156,074$
Deficit [+]2016-117 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-130 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.93%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,657.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,048.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014624.4
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014829.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201421.80%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.08%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015106.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015117.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.00%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.85%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,300€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,439$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014223€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014105€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014139$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201538€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201542$
Moody's Rating [+]11/21/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]06/03/2015B
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201639
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201686º
Fragile States Index [+]201564.6
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201651º
Innovation Ranking [+]201689º
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q312.9%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4175 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201574º
Doing Business [+]201767º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201465.63
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201216.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201525.0%
Exports [+]20151,117.6 M.€
Exports [+]20151,240.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20158.72%
Imports [+]20154,569.6 M.€
Imports [+]20155,070.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201535.66%
Trade balance [+]2015-3,452.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2015-3,830.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-26.94%
Density [+]2015256
Population [+]20152,814,000
Immigrant stock [+]201523,167
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,360.9
% Immigrant [+]20150.82%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201543.5
HDI [+]20140.719
Global Peace Ranking [+]201692º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201642º
Birth Rate [+]201413.54‰
Fertility Rate [+]20142.05
Crude death rate [+]20145.70‰
Life expectancy [+]201475.65
Number of homicides [+]20141,005
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201436.1
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20142.96