Economy in Jamaica

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Economy in Jamaica


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GDP in Jamaica


GDP, PPP

24 785 002 528 current international $[?] (2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 194 (31,96%); 24 place in America 40 (42,50%)
10,95 % (2,19 % annual) ↘
min: 11 416 492 149; max: 24 785 002 528; max-min: 13 368 510 379 (53,94%); mid: 18 100 747 339;
6 684 255 190 (26,97%)

GDP

14 262 190 323 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 117 in the world of 199 (41,71%); 23 place in America 38 (42,11%)
7,50 % (1,50 % annual) ↘
min: 699 050 679; max: 14 802 430 173; max-min: 14 103 379 494 (95,28%); mid: 7 750 740 426;
6 511 449 897 (45,66%)

GDP per capita, PPP

8 873 current international $[?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 194 (41,75%); 32 place in America 40 (22,50%)
9,25 % (1,85 % annual) ↘
min: 4 785; max: 8 873; max-min: 4 088 (46,07%); mid: 6 829;
2 044 (23,03%)

Reserves in Jamaica


Total reserves

2 913 835 091 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 101 in the world of 184 (45,65%); 19 place in America 36 (50%)
14,16 % (2,83 % annual) ↘
min: 32 394 609; max: 2 913 835 091; max-min: 2 881 440 482 (98,89%); mid: 1 473 114 850;
1 440 720 241 (49,44%)

Total reserves

20,63 % of total external debt[?] (2015)
(descending): 95 in the world of 117 (19,66%); 18 place in America 24 (29,17%)
14,60 % (2,92 % annual) ↘
min: 1,81; max: 34,65; max-min: 32,84 (94,78%); mid: 18,23;
2,40 (11,65%)

Total reserves minus gold

2 913 835 091 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 184 (46,74%); 19 place in America 36 (50%)
14,16 % (2,83 % annual) ↘
min: 32 394 609; max: 2 913 835 091; max-min: 2 881 440 482 (98,89%); mid: 1 473 114 850;
1 440 720 241 (49,44%)

Gross savings

19,47 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 164 (45,12%); 14 place in America 33 (60,61%)
30,60 % (6,12 % annual) ↘
min: 6,22; max: 30,58; max-min: 24,35 (79,65%); mid: 18,40;
1,07 (5,49%)

GDP - composition in Jamaica


Household consumption

84,50 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 23 in the world of 198 (88,89%); 6 place in America 44 (88,64%)

Government consumption

14,80 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 197 (37,06%); 28 place in America 43 (37,21%)

Investment in fixed capital

22,40 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 194 (52,06%); 16 place in America 43 (65,12%)

investment in inventories

0,500 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 166 (57,83%); 13 place in America 37 (67,57%)

exports of goods and services

33,90 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 101 in the world of 196 (48,98%); 22 place in America 43 (51,16%)

imports of goods and services

-56,10 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 141 in the world of 195 (28,21%); 35 place in America 43 (20,93%)

GDP - composition by sector of origin in Jamaica


agriculture

6,70 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 219 (48,86%); 17 place in America 49 (67,35%)

industry

21,30 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 135 in the world of 221 (39,37%); 25 place in America 48 (50%)

services

72 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 55 in the world of 223 (75,78%); 22 place in America 48 (56,25%)

GDP growth in Jamaica


GDP growth rate

0,996 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 158 in the world of 193 (18,65%); 28 place in America 37 (27,03%)
247,42 % (49,48 % annual) ↘
min: -6,69; max: 18,01; max-min: 24,70 (137,17%); mid: 5,66;
-4,66 (-467,70%)

GDP per capita growth

0,797 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 129 in the world of 193 (33,68%); 25 place in America 37 (35,14%)
327,70 % (65,54 % annual) ↘
min: -7,83; max: 16,20; max-min: 24,02 (148,31%); mid: 4,19;
-3,39 (-425,30%)

Costs in Jamaica


Expense

29,12 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(ascending): 79 in the world of 140 (44,29%); 18 place in America 24 (29,17%)
22,88 % (4,58 % annual) ↗
min: 22,25; max: 41,22; max-min: 18,97 (46,03%); mid: 31,73;
-2,62 (-8,98%)

Final consumption expenditure, etc.

94,51 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 146 in the world of 177 (18,08%); 27 place in America 36 (27,78%)
3,73 % (0,746 % annual) ↗
min: 70,36; max: 105,34; max-min: 34,98 (33,21%); mid: 87,85;
6,66 (7,05%)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows

0,031 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 39 in the world of 165 (76,97%); 3 place in America 32 (93,75%)
301,80 % (60,36 % annual) ↗
min: -0,601; max: 1,36; max-min: 1,96 (144,24%); mid: 0,379;
-0,348 (-1 131%)

Government expenditure on education, total

6,03 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(ascending): 106 in the world of 147 (28,57%); 20 place in America 31 (38,71%)
5,73 % (1,15 % annual) ↗
min: 3,21; max: 6,37; max-min: 3,16 (49,55%); mid: 4,79;
1,23 (20,47%)

Research and development expenditure

0,061 % of GDP[?] (2002)
(2005) (ascending): 22 in the world of 124 (83,06%); 7 place in America 23 (73,91%)
37,30 % (7,46 % annual) ↘
min: 0,050; max: 0,061; max-min: 0,011 (18,65%); mid: 0,055;
0,0056850 (9,33%)

Military expenditure

0,829 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 28 in the world of 155 (82,58%); 5 place in America 23 (82,61%)
5,42 % (1,08 % annual) ↗
min: 0,487; max: 1,33; max-min: 0,848 (63,53%); mid: 0,911;
-0,082 (-9,83%)

Health expenditure

5,36 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(ascending): 46 in the world of 190 (76,32%); 4 place in America 35 (91,43%)
1,21 % (0,241 % annual) ↘
min: 4,07; max: 5,97; max-min: 1,90 (31,86%); mid: 5,02;
0,342 (6,38%)

Income in Jamaica


Tax revenue

26,70 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 19 in the world of 142 (87,32%); 2 place in America 24 (95,83%)
0,500 % (0,100 % annual) ↘
min: 21,01; max: 29,46; max-min: 8,45 (28,68%); mid: 25,24;
1,46 (5,46%)

Trade

74,97 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 107 in the world of 187 (43,32%); 19 place in America 38 (52,63%)
7,94 % (1,59 % annual) ↗
min: 58,15; max: 125,49; max-min: 67,35 (53,66%); mid: 91,82;
-16,85 (-22,48%)

Trade in services

36,42 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 179 (79,33%); 9 place in America 34 (76,47%)
7,21 % (1,44 % annual) ↘
min: 14,59; max: 51,50; max-min: 36,91 (71,67%); mid: 33,05;
3,37 (9,27%)

Merchandise trade

44,24 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 132 in the world of 188 (30,32%); 21 place in America 36 (44,44%)
12,27 % (2,45 % annual) ↗
min: 44,24; max: 82,14; max-min: 37,90 (46,14%); mid: 63,19;
-18,95 (-42,83%)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows

6,56 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 45 in the world of 188 (76,60%); 11 place in America 35 (71,43%)
78,54 % (15,71 % annual) ↘
min: -1,09; max: 10,06; max-min: 11,15 (110,82%); mid: 4,49;
2,07 (31,60%)

Natural resources rents

1,36 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 177 (42,37%); 18 place in America 33 (48,48%)
13,71 % (2,74 % annual) ↘
min: 1,10; max: 12,06; max-min: 10,96 (90,85%); mid: 6,58;
-5,23 (-385,33%)

Public debt

130,10 % GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 174 in the world of 178 (2,81%); 40 place in America 40 (2,50%)