Jamaica | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 117 Aug/15 117 59.8 : 117
Stock Market 97626 Aug/15 97396 1296 : 120385
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 14.36 Dec/13 14.79 0.7 : 14.79
GDP Growth Rate 0.2 Mar/15 0.9 -2.1 : 2.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.4 Mar/15 -0.3 -4.5 : 4.3
GDP per capita 5562 Dec/11 5133 429 : 5562
GDP per capita PPP 8607 Dec/13 8521 7391 : 9048
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 14.2 Mar/15 13.8 9.8 : 16.5
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.5 Jul/15 5.5 1.2 : 13.2
Population 2.8 Dec/14 2.72 1.63 : 2.8
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 3.8 Jul/15 4.4 3.8 : 26.49
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.5 Jul/15 5.5 5.5 : 33
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -770100 Mar/15 -953371 -1417590 : -496609
Exports 335800 Mar/15 331428 308215 : 796360
Imports 1105900 Mar/15 1284800 826359 : 2170160
Current Account 39.4 Mar/15 -384 -1183 : 39.4
Current Account to GDP -7.6 Dec/14 -9.2 -20.4 : -2.8
Remittances 2160 Dec/14 2038 968 : 2065
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -0.7 Dec/14 -1.8 -6.72 : 0.7
Government Debt to GDP 133 Dec/14 136 87.31 : 136
Credit Rating 25 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.97 Dec/15 3.85 3.76 : 4.05
Competitiveness Rank 86 Dec/15 94 67 : 107
Corruption Index 38 Dec/14 38 30 : 40
Corruption Rank 85 Dec/14 83 45 : 99
Ease of Doing Business 58 Dec/14 94 58 : 94
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Gasoline Prices 0.97 Jul/15 0.99 0.37 : 1.2
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 25 Dec/15 25 25 : 33.33
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 Dec/14 25 25 : 35
Sales Tax Rate 16.5 Dec/15 16.5 16.5 : 17.5
Social Security Rate 18.75 Dec/15 18 18 : 18.75
Social Security Rate For Companies 12 Dec/15 11.5 11.5 : 12
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.75 Dec/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. 8/28/2015