Jamaica | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 115  May/15 115 59.8 : 116
Stock Market 95483 Index Points May/15 93264 1296 : 120385
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 14.36 USD Billion Dec/13 14.79 0.7 : 14.79
GDP Growth Rate 0.6 percent Nov/14 -1.8 -1.9 : 2.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.4 percent Nov/14 -1.4 -4.5 : 4.3
GDP per capita 5562 USD Dec/11 5133 429 : 5562
GDP per capita PPP 8607 USD Dec/13 8521 7391 : 9048
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 14.2 percent Nov/14 13.8 9.8 : 16.5
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.3 percent Mar/15 5.9 1.2 : 13.2
Population 2.8 Million Dec/14 2.72 1.63 : 2.8
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate percent Mar/15 4.5 4 : 26.49
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.5 percent Apr/15 5.75 5.5 : 33
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -953371 USD Thousand Nov/14 -939461 -1417590 : -496609
Exports 331428 USD Thousand Nov/14 374908 308215 : 796360
Imports 1284800 USD Thousand Nov/14 1314369 826359 : 2170160
Current Account -384 USD Million Nov/14 -344 -1183 : -33.3
Current Account to GDP -7.6 percent Dec/14 -9.2 -20.4 : -2.8
Remittances 2065 USD Million Dec/13 2038 968 : 2065
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -0.7 percent of GDP Dec/14 -1.8 -6.72 : 0.7
Government Debt to GDP 133 percent Dec/14 136 87.31 : 136
Credit Rating 25  :
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Gasoline Prices 0.98 USD/Liter Apr/15 0.93 0.37 : 1.2
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/14 25 25 : 33.33
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/14 25 25 : 35
Sales Tax Rate 16.5 percent Jan/14 16.5 16.5 : 17.5
Social Security Rate 18 percent Jan/14 18 18 : 18
Social Security Rate For Companies 11.5 percent Jan/14 11.5 11.5 : 11.5
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.5 percent Jan/14 6.5 6.5 : 6.5




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