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Jamaica

Jamaica ( (listen)) 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 Arawak and Taíno peoples, the island came under Spanish rule following the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1494. Many of the indigenous people were either killed or died of diseases to which they had no immunity, and the Spanish then forcibly transplanted large numbers of African slaves to Jamaica as labourers. 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 chose ... [More]
  • Last : 397,871.09
  • High : 399,576.09
  • Low : 397,474.41
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 23:03:05
  • Yesterday : 397,871.09
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 436,126.59 (JMD)
  • High : 438,045.19
  • Low : 436,126.59
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 23:03:05
  • Yesterday : 436,126.59
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 147.34 (JMD)
  • High : 148
  • Low : 146.48
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.52
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.59%
  • Open : 146.48
  • Time : 17:08:13
  • Yesterday : 148
  • Change % : 0.45%
  • Change : 0.66
  • Last : 178.075 (JMD)
  • High : 178.666
  • Low : 175.095
  • Max Fluctuation : 3.2
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.12%
  • Open : 178.473
  • Time : 19:49:36
  • Yesterday : 178.384
  • Change % : 0.17%
  • Change : 0.309

Jamaica Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
HUF/JMD Ask 0.495 0.4966 0.4942 0.5012 0.01 1.09% 2020/12/02 Time 19:49
INR/JMD Ask 1.9982 1.9983 1.9851 2.0027 0.02 0.77% 2020/12/02 Time 19:49
ISK/JMD Ask 1.1457 1.1435 1.1172 1.1457 0.02 1.51% 2020/12/02 Time 19:49
JPY/JMD Ask 1.4091 1.4104 1.3986 1.4188 0.01 0.63% 2020/12/02 Time 19:49
MXN/JMD Ask 7.3461 7.3529 7.2775 7.3869 0.04 0.50% 2020/12/02 Time 19:49

Jamaica Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
JSE Market 397871.09 - 397474.41 399576.09 0.00 0.00% 2020/12/01 Time 23:03
JSE All Jamaican Composite 436126.59 - 436126.59 438045.19 0.00 0.00% 2020/12/01 Time 23:03

Jamaica Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Access Financial 19.92 22 19.92 22 2.08 10.44% 2020/12/02 Time 19:38
Palace Amusement 1300 1200 1200 1300 100.00 8.33% 2020/12/02 Time 19:38
JMMB 33.22 35 33.22 35 1.78 5.36% 2020/12/02 Time 19:38
Seprod 65 62 62 65 1.00 1.56% 2020/12/02 Time 19:38
Caribbean Cement 60.85 61 60.85 61 0.15 0.25% 2020/12/02 Time 19:38

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-723505.76 20 Jun -958770 -1682375 : -121925 Quarterly Jun/20

CPI Transportation

99.90 20 Oct 100 99.6 : 217 Monthly

Capital Flows

-188.63 20 Jun 312 -679 : 2088 Quarterly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

923168.00 20 Sep 955396 146770 : 955396 Monthly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 57.88 3.76 : 58.25 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 79 67 : 107 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

106.90 20 Oct 106 20.13 : 107 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Nov 10669 0 : 10709 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 248 0 : 251 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 5718 0 : 5953 Daily Nov/20

Corporate Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 33.33 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 44 30 : 44 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 70 45 : 99 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

105.50 20 Oct 105 96.3 : 259 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Nov : Monthly 33

Currency

145.19 20 Nov 145 114 : 150 Daily

Current Account

-105.92 20 Jun -30.2 -536 : 153 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-1.90 19 Dec -1.8 -20.4 : -1.2 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

2.60 19 Dec 3 2.6 : 36.6 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 75 65 : 94 Yearly

Employed Persons

1118300.00 20 Sep 1269100 1098700 : 1269100 Quarterly Sep/20

Employment Rate

87.40 20 Sep 92.7 83.7 : 92.8 Quarterly Sep/20

Exports

260849.03 20 Jun 379635 244067 : 796371 Quarterly

External Debt

12708.61 20 Jun 13337 8843 : 14754 Quarterly

Food Inflation

6.90 20 Mar 8.2 0.1 : 35 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

89.88 20 Jun 102 68.7 : 274 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

3490.42 20 Sep 3520 0 : 3971 Monthly

GDP

15.72 18 Dec 16.46 0.78 : 16.46 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-18.40 20 Jun -2.4 -18.4 : 4.3 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

160859.00 20 Jun 191063 160859 : 197012 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

14072.00 20 Jun 15080 7631 : 15745 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

10766.00 20 Jun 14603 10766 : 18118 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

14584.00 20 Jun 16691 14584 : 23548 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

3950.00 20 Jun 3471 3161 : 8526 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

24474.00 20 Jun 22847 22427 : 25935 Quarterly

GDP From Services

28377.00 20 Jun 33395 28377 : 36733 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

17390.00 20 Jun 20310 13697 : 23461 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

5665.00 20 Jun 6169 4158 : 6618 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-15.70 20 Jun -1.9 -15.7 : 2.1 Quarterly Jun/20

GDP Per Capita Ppp

9761.50 19 Dec 9738 8591 : 10245 Yearly

GDP per capita

4867.00 19 Dec 4855 3479 : 5379 Yearly

Gasoline Prices

0.75 20 Nov 0.75 0.37 : 1.2 Monthly

Government Budget

1.40 19 Dec 1.3 -6.72 : 1.4 Yearly

Government Debt

2079464.00 20 Sep 2136734 1970612 : 2158846 Monthly

Government Debt to GDP

103.30 17 Dec 121 70.5 : 212 Yearly Dec/17

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 164347 60356 : 175378 Quarterly

Imports

984354.78 20 Jun 1338404 395093 : 2437559 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

5.50 20 Oct 4.9 1.6 : 26.49 Monthly Oct/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0.80 20 Oct 0.2 -1.1 : 3.3 Monthly

Interest Rate

0.50 20 Nov 0.5 0.5 : 33 Daily Nov/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 6576 1258 : 6790 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

61.30 20 Sep 65.6 61.3 : 65.6 Quarterly Sep/20

Military Expenditure

201.00 18 Dec 144 60.8 : 201 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 19 May 256591 26565 : 258036 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 19 May 551952 79732 : 560700 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

30.00 20 Dec 30 25 : 35 Yearly

Population

2.73 19 Dec 2.73 1.63 : 2.73 Yearly Dec/19

Private Sector Credit

1047127.10 20 Sep 1037116 62001 : 1047127 Monthly

Remittances

2415.10 19 Dec 2346 968 : 2415 Yearly

Sales Tax Rate

16.50 20 Dec 16.5 16.5 : 17.5 Yearly

Social Security Rate

18.75 20 Dec 18.75 18 : 18.75 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Companies

12.00 20 Dec 12 11.5 : 12 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Employees

6.75 20 Dec 6.75 6.5 : 6.75 Yearly

Stock Market

392766.94 20 Nov 389488 0.38 : 528380 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 1.09 0 : 1.09 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

7188.00 20 Jun 0 0 : 487651 Monthly

Unemployed Persons

161300.00 20 Sep 100400 96700 : 215100 Quarterly Sep/20

Unemployment Rate

12.60 20 Sep 7.3 7.2 : 16.5 Quarterly Sep/20

Youth Unemployment Rate

28.00 20 Sep 16.3 16.3 : 37 Quarterly Sep/20
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -723505.76 -1090000 -1107000 -1134000 -1175000 -1192000 Jun/20
CPI Transportation 99.90 105 104 104 224 233
Capital Flows -188.63 -140 -120 -110 -160 -100
Central Bank Balance Sheet 923168.00 885000 870000 853000 910000 840000
Consumer Price Index Cpi 106.90 108 110 110 108 112
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Cpi Housing Utilities 105.50 109 111 111 265 276
Currency 145.19 148 149 151 147 153
Current Account -105.92 -90 -110 -1150 -80 -120
Current Account to GDP -1.90 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.3 -2.5 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 2.60 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.95 4.45
Employed Persons 1118300.00 1210000 1220000 1230000 1200000 1250000 Sep/20
Employment Rate 87.40 90.5 91 91.5 89 91.9 Sep/20
Exports 260849.03 490000 493000 496000 385000 498000
External Debt 12708.61 13800 13900 14100 13500 14377
Food Inflation 6.90 6.1 6 5.7 6.3 5.1
Foreign Direct Investment 89.88 130 150 170 110 180
Foreign Exchange Reserves 3490.42 3590 3620 3650 3590 3700
GDP 15.72 15.3 15.3 15.3 14.9 15.24
GDP Annual Growth Rate -18.40 -3 13 7 -6 4.2
GDP Constant Prices 160859.00 185192 185321 215890 198570 203137
GDP From Agriculture 14072.00 12976 14631 17044 13016 13315
GDP From Construction 10766.00 14047 14156 16491 14273 14602
GDP From Manufacturing 14584.00 15858 16130 18791 17627 18033
GDP From Mining 3950.00 3041 3360 3914 5983 6121
GDP From Public Administration 24474.00 22296 22176 25834 26780 27396
GDP From Services 28377.00 32885 32330 37663 33225 33989
GDP From Transport 17390.00 20085 19716 22968 22143 22652
GDP From Utilities 5665.00 5744 5992 6980 6492 6641
GDP Growth Rate -15.70 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.5 0.9 Jun/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 9761.50 9490 9490 9490 9440 9490
GDP per capita 4867.00 4650 4650 4650 4500 4650
Gasoline Prices 0.75 0.73 0.7 0.66 0.94 0.89
Government Budget 1.40 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -3.5 -2.5
Government Debt 2079464.00 2070000 2070000 2050000 2080000 2050000
Government Debt to GDP 103.30 118 118 118 120 118 Dec/17
Imports 984354.78 1580000 1600000 1630000 1560000 1690000
Inflation Rate 5.50 4.3 4.1 4 4.5 4 Oct/20
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4
Interest Rate 0.50 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 Nov/20
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.30 62.6 63 63.5 62.1 64 Sep/20
Military Expenditure 201.00 170 170 170 170 170
Personal Income Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Population 2.73 2.73 2.73 2.73 2.73 2.73 Dec/19
Private Sector Credit 1047127.10 912849 958611 1143913 896624 951188
Remittances 2415.10 2300 23000 2300 2100 2300
Sales Tax Rate 16.50 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5
Social Security Rate 18.75 18.75 18.75 18.75 18.75 18.75
Social Security Rate For Companies 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75
Stock Market 392766.94 374999 367950 361017 382166 347151
Tourist Arrivals 7188.00 23000 35000 50000 18000 60000
Unemployed Persons 161300.00 130000 125000 120000 135000 120000 Sep/20
Unemployment Rate 12.60 11.3 10.5 10 11.7 9.5 Sep/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 28.00 23.5 23 22.5 24.5 22 Sep/20