Jamaica Jamaica

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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 2,827,695 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 257 people per km2.

It's capital is Kingston and its currency is Jamaican dollars

Jamaica is holding the 133 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 12,347 millions of euros (14,613 millions of dollars), ( 92.35% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,367 euros per inhabitant$5,168 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 0.709 points in 2021, leaving it in 110th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Jamaica are business, you must know it's in the 71th 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

Kingston: Monthly Temp.
Kingston: Monthly Rainfall
Jamaica Economy
Annual GDP [+]2021€12,393M
Annual GDP [+]2021$14,658M
GDP per capita [+]2021€4,383
GDP per capita [+]2021$5,184
Debt (M.€.) [+]202112,347
Debt ($M) [+]202114,613
Debt (%GDP) [+]202192.35%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€4,367
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$5,168
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021102
Deficit ($M) [+]2021120
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20210.76%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20213,944.7
Expenditure ($M) [+]20214,668.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020661.3
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020754.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201917.31%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017506.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017571.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201713.32%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021175.1
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2021207.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20214.75%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202129.50%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€1,395
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$1,651
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€234
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$268
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€176
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$199
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021€62
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021$73
Moody's Rating [+]11/23/2021B2
S&P Rating [+]10/04/2021B+
Fitch Rating [+]04/10/2020B+
Corruption Index [+]202244
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201980º
Fragile States Index [+]201863.1
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201858º
Innovation Ranking [+]201881º
Unemployment rate [+]2022Q36.6%
Unemployed [+]2022Q390K
NMW [+]2020$213.0
Human Capital Ranking [+]201783º
Doing Business [+]202071º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20195,232
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20192.62
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201569.88
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202027.7%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201916.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202025.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20182,473,000
Exports [+]2021€1,135.6M
Exports [+]2021$1,343.1M
Exports % GDP [+]20219.16%
Imports [+]2021€4,733.7M
Imports [+]2021$5,598.5M
Imports % GDP [+]202138.20%
Trade balance [+]2021€-3,598.0M
Trade balance [+]2021$-4,255.4M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-29.03%
Density [+]2021257
Global Peace Ranking [+]202281º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172,521.8
% Immigrant [+]20190.86%
% Emigrant [+]201940.64%
Birth Rate [+]202011.81‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201742.4
Crude death rate [+]20207.58‰
Fertility Rate [+]20201.36
% risk of poverty [+]201219.9%
Population [+]20212,827,695
Immigrant stock [+]201923,468
Emigrant stock [+]20191,111,021
HDI [+]20210.709
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202238º
Life expectancy [+]202071.87
Suicides [+]201540
Suicide rate [+]20151.48
Number of homicides [+]20201,331
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]202044.95
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20212.77
Consumption GWh [+]20213,199
Generation GWh [+]20214,346
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/29/20233,528
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/29/2023154,538
Fully vaccinated [+]03/22/2023753,883
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/29/20231,247.66
Doses administered [+]03/22/20231,520,542