General Information for Jamaica Jamaica Flag Icon

What is the capital city of Jamaica ?Kingston
What is the total area of Jamaica ? (km2)10.991
What is the population in Jamaica ? (2020)2.961.167
What is the median age in Jamaica ?31
What is the iso country code for Jamaica ? (2lt)JM
What is the iso country code for Jamaica ? (3lt)JAM
What continent is Jamaica in ?North & Central America
What currency is used in Jamaica ?Jamaican Dollar
What is the currency code for Jamaica ?JMD
What is the tel code for Jamaica ?+1 876
What language use in Jamaica ?English (jamaican Eng.)
What is the language code for English (jamaican Eng.) ?EN
What is the internet TLD code for Jamaica ?.jm
Where is the highest place in Jamaica ?Blue Mountain Peak (2256 m.)
Where is the lowest place in Jamaica ?Caribbean Sea (0 m.)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for Jamaica

World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)11,3
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)17,46
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)5
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)12
World map icon Procedures to build a warehouse (number)18
World map icon Time required to build a warehouse (days)140,5
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)35,1
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)13,6
World map icon Tax payments (number)11
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)8,1
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)13,4
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)268
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)2
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)2
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)2
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)3
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)3
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)3
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)0
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)4,2
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)4,2
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)8
World map icon Time required to register property (days)19
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)550
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)9
World map icon Time to resolve insolvency (years)1,1
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)56
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)80
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)472.801.000
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)2.102.300
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)470.699.000
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)117.477.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)95.339.400
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)311.893.000
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)902.172.000
World map icon Primary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)6
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)90
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)906
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)47
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)57,7
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)90
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)876
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)95
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)0
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)52,6
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)8
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)71
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)4
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)69,68
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)22.137.800
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)261.316.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)156.803.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)261.316.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)261.316.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)104.513.000
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)139.232.000
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)37.701.200
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)101.530.000
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)270.352.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)173.806.000
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)9,524
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)6,988
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)12,537
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)25,348
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)20,515
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)31,53
World map icon Labor force, total1.514.940
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)45,7906
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)67,211
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)73,96
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)81,9876
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)60,638
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)72,739
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)78,194
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)67,352
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)40,698
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)44,605
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)36,598
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)67,943
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)54,403
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)85,047
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)409.584.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)466.630.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)876.214.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)96.546.100
World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)15,657
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)23,287
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)6,019
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)18.143,6
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,924
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,574
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)1,366
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)60,79
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)55,8
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)67,093
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)35,641
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)39,744
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)30,457
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)60,81
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)68,791
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)53,036
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)39,21
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)44,2
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)32,907
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)3,569
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)4,455
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)2,451
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)30,382
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)35,455
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)25,058
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)16,4
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)22,309
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)8,934
World map icon Stocks traded, turnover ratio of domestic shares (%)4,97779
World map icon Stocks traded, total value (% of GDP)4,76891
World map icon Stocks traded, total value (current US$)784.870.000
World map icon Listed domestic companies, total87
World map icon Market capitalization of listed domestic companies (% of GDP)95,8038
World map icon Market capitalization of listed domestic companies (current US$)15.767.400.000
World map icon S&P Global Equity Indices (annual % change)26,8414
World map icon Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)15,6407
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)2.574.160.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)4,0431
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)665.416.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)2,70986
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)445.991.000


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