Jamaica Government Budget 2000-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Jamaica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Jamaica averaged -3.34 Percent of GDP from 2000 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 0.70 Percent of GDP in 2000 and a record low of -6.72 Percent of GDP in 2009. Government Budget in Jamaica is reported by the Bank of Jamaica.


Jamaica Government Budget

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.00 -1.90 0.70 -6.72 2000 - 2012 percent of GDP Yearly
Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Jamaica Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Jamaica Government Budget - was last refreshed on Saturday, November 22, 2014.

Jamaica Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Budget -4.00 -1.90 0.70 -6.72 percent of GDP [+]
Government Debt to GDP 138.90 146.90 146.90 87.31 percent [+]
Credit Rating 25.00 [+]