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Jamaica  

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 2,881,355 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world 262 people per km2.

The capital is Kingston and its currency is Jamaican dollars

Jamaica is holding the 121 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 5,067 € euros per inhabitant5,606$ 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 0.73 points in 2015, leaving it in 94th place in the table of 188 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
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]201612,673M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,027M.$
GDP per capita [+]20164,398€
GDP per capita [+]20164,868$
Debt [+]201614,600 M.€
Debt [+]201616,161 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016115.16%
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,067 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,606$
Deficit [+]2016-117 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-130 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.93%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,657.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,048.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015699.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015776.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201520.05%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.08%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016104.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016115.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.76%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.85%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,269€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,405$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015249€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015276$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014105€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014139$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201636€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201640$
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
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q112.7%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1173 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201574º
Business
Doing Business [+]201767º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201567.52
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201216.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201525.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,048.0 M.€
Exports [+]20161,160.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20168.27%
Imports [+]20164,246.1 M.€
Imports [+]20164,700.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201633.51%
Trade balance [+]2016-3,198.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-3,540.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-25.24%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016262
Population [+]20162,881,355
Immigrant stock [+]201523,167
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,360.9
% Immigrant [+]20150.82%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201543.5
Emigrant stock [+]20151,067,455
% Emigrant [+]201537.93%
HDI [+]20150.730
Global Peace Ranking [+]201792º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201642º
Birth Rate [+]201517.23‰
Fertility Rate [+]20152.03
Crude death rate [+]20156.91‰
Life expectancy [+]201575.80
Number of homicides [+]20151,207
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201543.2
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.29