Jamaica | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Stock Market 75846.00 75227.56 46537.86 Index Points 2014-04-17 Daily [+]
Currency 109.62 109.30 78.79 2014-04-17 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP 14.84 14.43 5.21 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.50 -0.20 0.49 Percent 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 5562.24 5133.44 2053.80 USD 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 7082.61 7082.61 USD 2005-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.80 1.50 0.13 Percent 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 2.71 2.70 2.25 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 14.90 15.40 14.02 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.60 6.10 5.64 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 8.60 9.30 10.96 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 5.75 5.75 14.16 Percent 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Balance of Trade -975800.00 -856900.00 -971706.72 USD Thousand 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
Current Account -409.30 -206.70 -631.08 USD Million 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
Current Account to GDP -11.90 -14.30 -12.21 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Exports 365100.00 394000.00 444352.12 USD Thousand 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
Imports 1340900.00 1250800.00 1416056.51 USD Thousand 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
Remittances 2038.00 2025.00 1693.42 USD Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 145.80 138.90 117.53 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget -1.90 -3.05 -3.28 Percent of GDP 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 25.00 Monthly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25.00 31.48 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25.00 26.00 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 16.50 16.50 16.72 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Jamaica Youth Unemployment Rate at 5.60 Percent  
Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 5.60 percent in February of 2014 from 6.10 percent in January of 2014. Youth Unemployment Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications.
Jamaica Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Tax Admministration of Jamaica.
Jamaica Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 16.50 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Jamaica stands at 16.50 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Tax Admministration of Jamaica.
Jamaica Inflation Rate at 8.60 Percent  
The inflation rate in Jamaica was recorded at 8.60 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.
Jamaica GDP Growth Rate at 0.80 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Jamaica expanded 0.80 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.
Jamaica Balance of Trade at -975800.00 USD Thousand  
Jamaica recorded a trade deficit of 975800 USD Thousand in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Jamaica is reported by the Bank of Jamaica.
Jamaica Interest Rate at 5.75 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Jamaica was last recorded at 5.75 percent. Interest Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Bank of Jamaica.
Jamaica Government Budget at -1.90 Percent of GDP  
Jamaica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.90 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2011. Government Budget in Jamaica is reported by the Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance.
Jamaica Current Account at -409.30 USD Million  
Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 409.30 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Jamaica is reported by the Bank of Jamaica.
Jamaica Unemployment Rate at 14.90 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 14.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 15.40 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.
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Russia Unemployment Drops in March  
Russian jobless rate fell for the first time in four months to 5.4 percent, after remaining stable at 5.6 percent in the previous two months.
Canada Inflation Rises Above Forecasts in March  
The annual consumer prices in Canada accelerated to 1.5 percent in March of 2014 following a 1.1 increase in the previous month, as energy prices surged.
US Jobless Claims Rise Slightly  
In the week ending April 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 304,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 300,000 to 302,000. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.
Brazil Unemployment Rate Down to 5%  
In March of 2014, Brazil’s jobless rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 5 percent, below market forecasts. A year earlier, unemployment reached 5.7 percent.
Dutch Unemployment Rate Falls for the First Time in 2014  
In March of 2014, Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 8.7 percent from 8.8 percent in the previous month and 8.1 percent a year earlier, as more people left permanently the labor market rather than found jobs.
Singaporean Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply in March  
The trade surplus decreased 51.1 percent in March of 2014 over a year earlier and 47.2 percent from February to SGD 2.3 billion. Imports rose at a faster pace than exports, as sales of pharmaceuticals and electronics fell, while shipments of petrochemicals and re-exports contributed to overall increase.
Mozambique Leaves Lending Rate Steady at 8.25%  
At its April 16th, 2014 meeting, Bank of Mozambique left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 8.25 percent for the sixth consecutive meeting, saying this was consistent with meeting domestic economic targets for 2014.
Spanish Trade Deficit Narrows to 4-Month Low  
In February of 2014, Spanish trade gap decreased to € 1.62 billion, down from € 2.82 billion in the previous month. Compared with the same month a year earlier, the trade deficit widened 37 percent.
Angolan Inflation Rate Down To 7.32% in March  
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