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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Jamaica 2017

Debt decreased in Jamaica

In 2017 Jamaica public debt was 13,461 million euros 15,589 million dollars, has decreased 1,256 382 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 99.38% of Jamaica GDP, a 1.74 percentage point fall from 2017, when it was 101.12% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Jamaica debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 11,113 million euros 17,703 million dollars although it has fallen as a percentage of GDP, when it amounted to 127.02%.

According to the last data point published, Jamaica per capita debt in 2018 was 4,507 euros5,312 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 4,609 euros 5,206 dollars, afterwards dropping by 102 euros 106dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 4,427 euros6,511 dollars .

The position of Jamaica, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 171 in the list of debt to GDP and 122 in debt per capita, out of the 186 we publish.

In this page we show you the progression of the public debt in Jamaica. You can see debt in other countries in Public debt and see all the information about Jamaica in economy of Jamaica.

Jamaica: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201713,46115,207101.12%4,609€5,206$
201614,71716,290113.64%5,064€5,605$
201515,74217,465121.31%5,594€6,207$
201414,63019,436137.86%5,227€6,944$
201315,15720,130138.71%5,444€7,231$
201216,98121,817145.05%6,133€7,879$
201114,78520,581140.46%5,367€7,470$
201014,33819,008141.86%5,231€6,935$
200912,62317,606141.93%4,624€6,449$
200812,03617,703127.02%4,427€6,511$
200711,11315,230114.48%4,104€5,624$
200611,51914,463117.12%4,273€5,365$
200511,51714,329124.66%4,294€5,342$
200410,09012,551119.94%3,785€4,708$
200310,74112,151123.20%4,058€4,590$
200212,58511,901118.41%4,791€4,530$
200111,36210,176108.01%4,362€3,906$
20009,1938,49191.81%3,560€3,288$
19997,1337,60282.75%2,787€2,971$
Jamaica: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Jamaica: Evolution of debt in millions