Standard of living in Jamaica

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Standard of living in Jamaica


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Poverty in Jamaica


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

2,01 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 22 in the world of 120 (82,50%); 2 place in America 20 (95%)
34,99 % (7,00 % annual) ↗
min: 2,01; max: 8,99; max-min: 6,98 (77,64%); mid: 5,50;
-3,49 (-173,63%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

0,370 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 18 in the world of 120 (85,83%); 1 place in America 20 (100%)
95,50 % (19,10 % annual) ↗
min: 0,370; max: 2,56; max-min: 2,19 (85,55%); mid: 1,47;
-1,10 (-295,95%)

Internally displaced persons

2 000 number of people[?] (2012)
(ascending): 26 in the world of 89 (71,91%); 5 place in America 15 (73,33%)
12 % (2,40 % annual) ↘
min: 1 520; max: 2 000; max-min: 480 (24%); mid: 1 760;
240 (12%)

GINI index

45,46 [?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 104 in the world of 142 (27,46%); 4 place in America 22 (86,36%)
0,073 % (0,015 % annual) ↗
min: 35,67; max: 48,32; max-min: 12,65 (26,18%); mid: 42,00;
3,47 (7,62%)

Access to resources in Jamaica


Access to electricity

92,63 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 115 in the world of 191 (40,31%); 28 place in America 34 (20,59%)
0,684 % (0,137 % annual) ↘
min: 85; max: 92,63; max-min: 7,63 (8,24%); mid: 88,82;
3,82 (4,12%)
98,12 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 123 in the world of 184 (33,70%); 27 place in America 34 (23,53%)
1,39 % (0,277 % annual) ↗
min: 90,09; max: 100; max-min: 9,91 (9,91%); mid: 95,05;
3,07 (3,13%)
86,65 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 103 in the world of 200 (49%); 17 place in America 39 (58,97%)
3,18 % (0,636 % annual) ↘
min: 65; max: 86,65; max-min: 21,65 (24,99%); mid: 75,83;
10,83 (12,49%)

Access to non-solid fuel

87,63 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 72 in the world of 174 (59,20%); 17 place in America 30 (46,67%)
2,07 % (0,414 % annual) ↘
min: 61,81; max: 87,63; max-min: 25,82 (29,46%); mid: 74,72;
12,91 (14,73%)
97,15 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 102 in the world of 191 (47,12%); 23 place in America 35 (37,14%)
77,25 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 76 in the world of 175 (57,14%); 16 place in America 32 (53,13%)
1,76 % (0,353 % annual) ↘
min: 75,89; max: 77,25; max-min: 1,36 (1,76%); mid: 76,57;
0,682 (0,882%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 111 in the world of 197 (44,16%); 28 place in America 37 (27,03%)
0,244 % (0,049 % annual) ↘
min: 79,80; max: 81,80; max-min: 2 (2,44%); mid: 80,80;
1 (1,22%)
(descending): 132 in the world of 197 (33,50%); 33 place in America 37 (13,51%)
0,250 % (0,050 % annual) ↘
min: 78,80; max: 79,90; max-min: 1,10 (1,38%); mid: 79,35;
0,550 (0,688%)
(descending): 88 in the world of 193 (54,92%); 19 place in America 36 (50%)
0,476 % (0,095 % annual) ↘
min: 80,80; max: 84,10; max-min: 3,30 (3,92%); mid: 82,45;
1,65 (1,96%)

Improved water source

(descending): 113 in the world of 197 (43,15%); 26 place in America 37 (32,43%)
0,107 % (0,021 % annual) ↘
min: 93,10; max: 93,80; max-min: 0,700 (0,746%); mid: 93,45;
0,350 (0,373%)
(descending): 107 in the world of 198 (46,46%); 23 place in America 38 (42,11%)
(descending): 107 in the world of 193 (45,08%); 22 place in America 36 (41,67%)
0,112 % (0,022 % annual) ↘
min: 88,50; max: 89,40; max-min: 0,900 (1,01%); mid: 88,95;
0,450 (0,503%)

Poor people in Jamaica


Prevalence of undernourishment

8,10 % of population[?] (2015)
(ascending): 55 in the world of 115 (53,04%); 15 place in America 27 (48,15%)
1,23 % (0,247 % annual) ↗
min: 6,60; max: 10,50; max-min: 3,90 (37,14%); mid: 8,55;
-0,450 (-5,56%)

Prevalence of wasting

3 % of children under 5[?] (2012)
(ascending): 21 in the world of 97 (79,38%); 10 place in America 19 (52,63%)
16,67 % (3,33 % annual) ↗
min: 2,10; max: 6,30; max-min: 4,20 (66,67%); mid: 4,20;
-1,20 (-40,00%)

60,50 % of urban population[?] (2005)
(2010) (ascending): 63 in the world of 87 (28,74%); 25 place in America 26 (7,69%)

Gasoline prices in Jamaica


Pump price for diesel fuel

1,06 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 61 in the world of 177 (66,10%); 12 place in America 29 (62,07%)
7,55 % (1,51 % annual) ↘
min: 0,330; max: 1,19; max-min: 0,860 (72,27%); mid: 0,760;
0,300 (28,30%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,14 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 63 in the world of 179 (65,36%); 12 place in America 31 (64,52%)
14,04 % (2,81 % annual) ↘
min: 0,370; max: 1,20; max-min: 0,830 (69,17%); mid: 0,785;
0,355 (31,14%)

Distribution of income in Jamaica


Income share held by highest 10%

35,76 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 38 in the world of 142 (73,94%); 18 place in America 22 (22,73%)
0,736 % (0,147 % annual) ↗
min: 27,41; max: 38,01; max-min: 10,60 (27,89%); mid: 32,71;
3,05 (8,53%)

Income share held by highest 20%

51,62 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 39 in the world of 142 (73,24%); 19 place in America 22 (18,18%)
0,439 % (0,088 % annual) ↗
min: 42,82; max: 54,18; max-min: 11,36 (20,97%); mid: 48,50;
3,12 (6,04%)

Income share held by second 20%

9,23 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 104 in the world of 142 (27,46%); 4 place in America 22 (86,36%)
1,01 % (0,202 % annual) ↗
min: 8,43; max: 11,66; max-min: 3,23 (27,70%); mid: 10,05;
-0,815 (-8,83%)

Income share held by third 20%

13,22 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 111 in the world of 142 (22,54%); 6 place in America 22 (77,27%)
1,99 % (0,398 % annual) ↗
min: 12,59; max: 16,30; max-min: 3,71 (22,76%); mid: 14,45;
-1,23 (-9,27%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

20,65 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 96 in the world of 142 (33,10%); 9 place in America 22 (63,64%)
2,60 % (0,520 % annual) ↘
min: 20,02; max: 22,42; max-min: 2,40 (10,70%); mid: 21,22;
-0,570 (-2,76%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

5,28 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 98 in the world of 142 (31,69%); 3 place in America 22 (90,91%)
0,884 % (0,177 % annual) ↘
min: 4,78; max: 6,80; max-min: 2,02 (29,71%); mid: 5,79;
-0,510 (-9,66%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

2,06 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 92 in the world of 142 (35,92%); 3 place in America 22 (90,91%)
4,21 % (0,841 % annual) ↘
min: 1,82; max: 2,72; max-min: 0,900 (33,09%); mid: 2,27;
-0,210 (-10,19%)