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 2,734,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 249 people per km2.

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

Jamaica is holding the 124 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 12,892 millions of euros (14,725 millions of dollars), ( 105.58% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 4,716€ euros per inhabitant5,386$ 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 0.734 points in 2019, leaving it in 101th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Jamaica are business, you must know it's in the 75th 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
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]201914,121M.€
Annual GDP [+]201915,808M.$
GDP per capita [+]20195,165€
GDP per capita [+]20195,782$
Debt (M.€.) [+]202012,892
Debt (M.$.) [+]202014,725
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020105.58%
Debt Per Capita [+]20204,716€
Debt Per Capita [+]20205,386$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-471
Deficit (M.$) [+]2020-538
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-3.86%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20204,019.6
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20204,591.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018716.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018846.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201818.58%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017506.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017571.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201713.32%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019226.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2019253.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20195.34%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202032.92%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20201,470€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20201,679$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018262€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018310$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017176€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017199$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201983€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201993$
Moody's Rating [+]12/11/2019B2
S&P Rating [+]09/27/2019B+
Fitch Rating [+]04/10/2020B+
Corruption Index [+]202044
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201980º
Fragile States Index [+]201863.1
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201858º
Innovation Ranking [+]201881º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2021Q18.9%
Unemployed [+]2021Q1116 m.
NMW [+]2018235.2 $
Human Capital Ranking [+]201783º
Business
Doing Business [+]201975º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20195,232
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20192.62
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201569.88
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201916.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202025.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20182,473,000
Exports [+]2020985.8 M.€
Exports [+]20201,126.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201910.04%
Imports [+]20203,910.0 M.€
Imports [+]20204,466.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201940.10%
Trade balance [+]2020-2,924.2 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-3,340.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-30.07%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2019249
Global Peace Ranking [+]202174º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172,521.8
% Immigrant [+]20190.86%
% Emigrant [+]201940.64%
Birth Rate [+]201816.10‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201742.4
Crude death rate [+]20187.57‰
Fertility Rate [+]20181.98
Population [+]20192,734,000
Immigrant stock [+]201923,468
Emigrant stock [+]20191,111,021
HDI [+]20190.734
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202041º
Life expectancy [+]201874.37
Suicides [+]201540
Suicide rate [+]20151.48
Number of homicides [+]20191,339
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201945.42
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20192.56
Consumption GWh [+]20183,025
Generation GWh [+]20184,169
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/23/20211,809
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/23/202181,394
Fully vaccinated [+]09/24/2021219,244
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/23/2021661.67
Doses administered [+]09/24/2021711,694