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 2,740,000 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 128 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2022 was 13,047 millions of euros (14,308 millions of dollars), ( 86.23% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,762 euros per inhabitant$5,222 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
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2022€16,134M
Annual GDP [+]2022$17,003M
GDP per capita [+]2022€5,888
GDP per capita [+]2022$6,205
Debt (M.€.) [+]202213,047
Debt ($M) [+]202214,308
Debt (%GDP) [+]202286.23%
Debt Per Capita [+]2022€4,762
Debt Per Capita [+]2022$5,222
Deficit (M.€) [+]202248
Deficit ($M) [+]202245
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20220.27%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20225,043.2
Expenditure ($M) [+]20224,529.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021747.3
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2021884.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201917.31%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017506.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017571.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201713.32%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022211.9
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2022223.3
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20224.48%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202227.30%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022€1,841
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022$1,653
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2021€273
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2021$323
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€176
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$199
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€77
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$82
Moody's Rating [+]10/18/2023B1
S&P Rating [+]09/13/2023BB-
Fitch Rating [+]04/10/2020B+
Corruption Index [+]202244
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201980º
Fragile States Index [+]201863.1
RTI Raking [+]202259º
Innovation Ranking [+]201881º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2023Q44.2%
Unemployed [+]2023Q457K
NMW [+]2022$254.2
Human Capital Ranking [+]201783º
Business
Doing Business [+]202071º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20195,232
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20192.62
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201569.88
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202127.9%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201916.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202025.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20182,473,000
Exports [+]2023€1,948.7M
Exports [+]2023$2,107.2M
Exports % GDP [+]202211.19%
Imports [+]2023€7,267.0M
Imports [+]2023$7,857.8M
Imports % GDP [+]202245.51%
Trade balance [+]2023€-5,318.3M
Trade balance [+]2023$-5,750.6M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2022-34.32%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2021249
Global Peace Ranking [+]202377º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172,521.8
% Immigrant [+]20200.86%
% Emigrant [+]202040.88%
Birth Rate [+]202111.71‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201742.4
Crude death rate [+]20218.80‰
Fertility Rate [+]20211.35
% risk of poverty [+]201219.9%
Population [+]20212,740,000
Immigrant stock [+]202023,629
Emigrant stock [+]20201,118,931
HDI [+]20210.709
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202324º
Life expectancy [+]202170.50
Suicides [+]201540
Suicide rate [+]20151.48
Number of homicides [+]20221,508
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]202253.34
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20222.08
Consumption GWh [+]20223,367
Generation GWh [+]20224,579
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/12/20243,600
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/12/2024156,828
Fully vaccinated [+]10/03/2023760,132
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/12/20241,313.87
Doses administered [+]10/03/20231,528,445