Jamaica | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 117 Jul/15 117 59.8 : 117
Stock Market 97789 Index Points Jul/15 97789 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 Dec/14 -1.8 -1.9 : 2.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.4 percent Dec/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 Dec/14 13.8 9.8 : 16.5
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.7 percent May/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 3.9 percent May/15 4.4 3.9 : 26.49
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.5 percent May/15 5.5 5.5 : 33
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -953371 USD Thousand Dec/14 -939461 -1417590 : -496609
Exports 331428 USD Thousand Dec/14 374908 308215 : 796360
Imports 1284800 USD Thousand Dec/14 1314369 826359 : 2170160
Current Account -384 USD Million Dec/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 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.97 Points Jun/15 3.85 3.76 : 4.05
Competitiveness Rank 86 Jun/15 94 67 : 107
Corruption Index 38 Points Jun/14 38 30 : 40
Corruption Rank 85 Jun/14 83 45 : 99
Ease of Doing Business 58 Dec/14 94 58 : 94
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Gasoline Prices 0.99 USD/Liter Jun/15 0.98 0.37 : 1.2
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/15 25 25 : 33.33
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/14 25 25 : 35
Sales Tax Rate 16.5 percent Jan/15 16.5 16.5 : 17.5
Social Security Rate 18.75 percent Jan/15 18 18 : 18.75
Social Security Rate For Companies 12 percent Jan/15 11.5 11.5 : 12
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.75 percent Jan/15 6.5 6.5 : 6.75




Economic Indicators for Jamaica including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Jamaica economy. 7/3/2015