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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 2,890,299 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world 263 people per km2.

The capital is Kingston and its currency is Jamaican dollars

Jamaica is holding the 122 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 14,618 millions of euros16,181 millions of dollars, ( 113.89% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 5,073€ euros per inhabitant5,616$ 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 0.732 points in 2017, leaving it in 97th 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

Jamaica Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]201713,084M.€
Annual GDP [+]201714,781M.$
GDP per capita [+]20174,527€
GDP per capita [+]20175,114$
Debt [+]201614,618
Debt [+]201616,181
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016113.89%
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,073€
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,616$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2016-25
Deficit (M.$) [+]2016-28
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.20%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,621.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,009.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017689.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017778.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201718.40%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016465.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016514.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201612.85%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017118.2
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017133.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20173.05%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.22%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,257€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,391$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017238€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017269$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016162€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016179$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201741€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201746$
Moody's Rating [+]07/20/2018B3
S&P Rating [+]06/03/2015B
Fitch Rating [+]01/31/2019B+
Corruption Index [+]201844
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201879º
Fragile States Index [+]201863.1
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201858º
Innovation Ranking [+]201881º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2018Q48.7%
Unemployed [+]2018Q4116 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201783º
Business
Doing Business [+]201975º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201567.52
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201817.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201830.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20171,159.4 M.€
Exports [+]20171,309.7 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20178.86%
Imports [+]20175,056.2 M.€
Imports [+]20175,712.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201738.64%
Trade balance [+]2017-3,896.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-4,402.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-29.78%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2017263
Global Peace Ranking [+]201890º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172,521.8
% Immigrant [+]20170.81%
% Emigrant [+]201738.48%
Birth Rate [+]201616.63‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201742.4
Crude death rate [+]20166.98‰
Fertility Rate [+]20162.01
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201647.01
Population [+]20172,890,299
Immigrant stock [+]201723,332
Emigrant stock [+]20171,112,151
HDI [+]20170.732
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201844º
Life expectancy [+]201675.97
Number of homicides [+]20161,354
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20172.61