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Jamaica

Jamaica ( (listen); Jamaican Patois: Jumieka) is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea. Spanning 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area, it is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean (after Cuba and Hispaniola). Jamaica lies about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola (the island containing the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic); the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands lies some 215 kilometres (134 mi) to the north-west.Originally inhabited by the indigenous Taíno peoples, the island came under Spanish rule following the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1494. Many of the indigenous people either were killed or died of diseases, after which the Spanish brought large numbers of African slaves to Jamaica as labourers. Named Santiago by the Spanish, the island remained a possession of Spain until 1655, when England (later Great Britain) conquered it, renaming it Jamaica. Under British colonial rule Jamaica became a leading sugar exporter, with a plantation economy dependent on the African slaves and later their descendants. The British fully emancipated all slaves in 1838, and many freedmen ch... [More]
  • Last : 391,899
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  • Yesterday : 391,899
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  • Last : 449,771 (JMD)
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  • Last : 155.68 (JMD)
  • High : 155.72
  • Low : 154.5726
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.15
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  • Open : 154.5726
  • Time : 16:24:34
  • Yesterday : 155.72
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  • Last : 9,545 (JMD)
  • High : 9,546
  • Low : 9,409
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  • Open : 9,492
  • Time : 19:44:53
  • Yesterday : 18.03
  • Change % : 52839.55%
  • Change : 9,526.97

Jamaica Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
HUF/JMD Ask 0.4342 - 0.4283 0.4351 0.01 1.50% 2022/05/23 Time 19:38
INR/JMD Ask 2.0074 - 1.9972 2.0093 0.01 0.31% 2022/05/23 Time 19:38
ISK/JMD Ask 1.1924 - 1.1859 1.1974 0.01 0.62% 2022/05/23 Time 19:38
JPY/JMD Ask 1.2194 - 1.2161 1.2245 0.00 0.17% 2022/05/23 Time 19:38
MXN/JMD Ask 7.8486 - 7.8318 7.8658 0.00 0.06% 2022/05/23 Time 19:38
NOK/JMD Ask 16.17 - 15.95 16.24 0.19 1.19% 2022/05/23 Time 19:38

Jamaica Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
JSE Market 391899 - 391899 391899 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 5:41
JSE All Jamaican Composite 449771 - 449771 449771 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 5:41
JSE Market 396881.91 - 396881.91 396881.91 0.00 0.00% 2020/12/03 Time 12:04

Jamaica Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
AMG Packaging Paper 3.5 - 3.5 3.5 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 13:41
Derrimon Trading 3.14 - 3.14 3.14 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 13:41
General Accident Insurance 5.89 - 5.89 5.89 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 13:41
Honey Bun 1982 9.23 - 9.23 9.23 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 13:41
1834 Invest 1.22 - 1.22 1.22 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 13:41
Jamaica Producers 21.89 - 21.89 21.89 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/22 Time 13:41

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-859731 21 Sep -722724 USD Thousand
CPI Housing Utilities
124 22 Mar 119 points
CPI Transportation
116 22 Mar 116 points
Capital Flows
76.9 21 Sep -11.3 USD Million
Central Bank Balance Sheet
1133216 21 Aug 1070095 JMD Million
Competitiveness Index
58.25 19 Dec 57.88 Points
Competitiveness Rank
80 19 Dec 79
Consumer Price Index CPI
120 22 Mar 119 points
Coronavirus Cases
133538 22 May 133250 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
3013 22 May 3011 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
48.15 22 May 48.11 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
1431634 22 May 1430546 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
25 21 Dec 25 percent
Corruption Index
44 21 Dec 44 Points
Corruption Rank
70 21 Dec 69
Credit Rating
33 22 May
Currency
154 22 May 154
Current Account
42.1 21 Sep 235 USD Million
Current Account to GDP
0.2 20 Dec -1.9 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate
2.5 20 Dec 2.6 percent
Ease of Doing Business
71 19 Dec 75
Employed Persons
1257100 22 Mar 1234800
Employment Rate
92.9 21 Dec 91.5 percent
Exports
367190 21 Sep 422545 USD Thousand
External Debt
14516 21 Sep 14014 USD Million
Food Inflation
7.52 22 Jan 6.76 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
118 21 Sep 59.4 USD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves
4123 22 Mar 4059 USD Million
GDP
13.81 20 Dec 15.83 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
6.7 21 Dec 5.9 percent
GDP Constant Prices
192709 21 Dec 181181 USD Million
GDP From Agriculture
14568 21 Dec 13676 USD Million
GDP From Construction
16768 21 Dec 15030 USD Million
GDP From Manufacturing
16360 21 Dec 16453 USD Million
GDP From Mining
1362 21 Dec 2719 USD Million
GDP From Public Administration
23783 21 Dec 25811 USD Million
GDP From Services
35387 21 Dec 30795 USD Million
GDP From Transport
21067 21 Dec 19762 USD Million
GDP From Utilities
5873 21 Dec 5830 USD Million
GDP Growth Rate
1.4 21 Dec 0.6 percent
GDP per capita
4529 20 Dec 5065 USD
GDP per capita PPP
8742 20 Dec 9777 USD
Gasoline Prices
1.25 22 Apr 1.24 USD/Liter
Government Budget
-3.9 20 Dec 1.4 percent of GDP
Government Debt
2201202 21 Aug 2221653 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP
110 20 Dec 94.8 percent of GDP
IP Addresses
166943 17 Mar 164347 IP
Imports
1226920 21 Sep 1145268 USD Thousand
Inflation Rate
11.3 22 Mar 10.7 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
1.6 22 Mar 0.8 percent
Interest Rate
4.5 22 Mar 4 percent
Internet Speed
6790 17 Mar 6576 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
64 22 Mar 63.4 percent
Military Expenditure
247 20 Dec 265 USD Million
Money Supply M1
369356 21 Aug 370924 JMD Million
Money Supply M2
760801 21 Aug 761669 JMD Million
Money Supply M3
1003523 21 Aug 1001774 JMD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate
30 21 Dec 25 percent
Population
2.96 20 Dec 2.73 Million
Private Sector Credit
1118953 21 Aug 1127620 JMD Million
Remittances
2905 20 Dec 2406 USD Million
Stock Market
405599 22 May 406294 points
Terrorism Index
0.23 19 Dec 0.47
Tourist Arrivals
90164 20 Dec 49413 people
Unemployed Persons
83500 22 Mar 93900
Unemployment Rate
6.2 22 Mar 7.1 percent
Youth Unemployment Rate
17.7 22 Mar 18.9 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade -859731 -533000 Jamaica -533000 -1200000 USD Thousand
CPI Housing Utilities 124 120 122 129 132 points
CPI Transportation 116 117 118 118 118 points
Capital Flows 76.9 -170 -170 -230 -230 USD Million
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1133216 955000 Jamaica 955000 860000 JMD Million
Consumer Price Index CPI 120 121 Jamaica 125 126 points
Corporate Tax Rate 25 25 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica percent
Credit Rating 33 B+ Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica
Currency 154 155 156 157 158
Current Account 42.1 -80 Jamaica -80 -200 USD Million
Current Account to GDP 0.2 -3.2 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 2.5 2.5 Jamaica 3.25 3.75 percent
Employed Persons 1257100 1215000 1215000 1215000 1215000
Employment Rate 92.9 91.3 Jamaica 91.3 92 percent
Exports 367190 525000 Jamaica 525000 550000 USD Thousand
External Debt 14516 13500 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
Food Inflation 7.52 5.8 Jamaica 5.3 4.8 percent
Foreign Direct Investment 118 140 Jamaica 140 230 USD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 4123 3680 Jamaica 3680 3800 USD Million
GDP 13.81 17 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.7 1.8 Jamaica 2.2 2.5 percent
GDP Constant Prices 192709 197527 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Agriculture 14568 14932 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Construction 16768 17187 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Manufacturing 16360 16769 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Mining 1362 1396 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Public Administration 23783 24378 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Services 35387 36272 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Transport 21067 21594 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP From Utilities 5873 6020 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
GDP Growth Rate 1.4 0.3 Jamaica 0.4 0.4 percent
GDP per capita 4529 4800 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD
GDP per capita PPP 8742 9560 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD
Gasoline Prices 1.25 1.29 Jamaica 1.34 1.38 USD/Liter
Government Budget -3.9 0.3 Jamaica 0.3 0.3 percent of GDP
Government Debt 2201202 2000000 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica USD Million
Government Debt to GDP 110 90 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica percent of GDP
Imports 1226920 1058000 Jamaica 1058000 1750000 USD Thousand
Inflation Rate 11.3 9.8 Jamaica 9.1 7.5 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 1.6 0.6 Jamaica 0.5 0.3 percent
Interest Rate 4.5 4.75 Jamaica 5.25 5.5 percent
Labor Force Participation Rate 64 63.8 Jamaica 63.8 65 percent
Military Expenditure 247 200 200 200 200 USD Million
Money Supply M1 369356 258000 258000 258000 258000 JMD Million
Money Supply M2 760801 557000 Jamaica 557000 557000 JMD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate 30 30 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica percent
Population 2.96 2.73 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica Million
Private Sector Credit 1118953 1128143 Jamaica 1143570 1146927 JMD Million
Remittances 2905 2300 2300 2400 2400 USD Million
Stock Market 405599 409672 403093 396598 390185 points
Tourist Arrivals 90164 80000 Jamaica 80000 175000 people
Unemployed Persons 83500 85000 85000 85000 83000
Unemployment Rate 6.2 8 Jamaica 8 8.9 percent
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.7 20 Jamaica 20 19 percent