World Economic Outlook Database, October 2018

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20162017201820192020202120222023
JamaicaGross domestic product, constant pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018754.301759.265768.271779.651792.905809.041826.880845.444
JamaicaGross domestic product, constant pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).1.5040.6581.1861.4811.7002.0352.2052.245
JamaicaGross domestic product, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/20181,760.9881,897.3031,989.4752,100.3902,238.8002,398.5782,574.0402,763.418
JamaicaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).14.02214.77215.42415.74416.43617.20418.02918.902
JamaicaGross domestic product, current pricesPurchasing power parity; international dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).25.40626.06026.98127.96428.98230.12231.35932.682
JamaicaGross domestic product, deflatorIndex See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).233.460249.887258.955269.401282.354296.472311.295326.860
JamaicaGross domestic product per capita, constant pricesNational currencyUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).266,611.423266,925.087268,641.165271,156.643274,285.687278,364.762282,975.179287,774.538
JamaicaGross domestic product per capita, constant pricesPurchasing power parity; 2011 international dollarUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).8,317.3788,327.1638,380.6998,459.1748,556.7898,684.0438,827.8728,977.596
JamaicaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesNational currencyUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).622,429.928667,010.555695,658.904730,499.333774,456.816825,272.963880,888.625940,620.248
JamaicaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).4,956.2675,193.3595,393.3825,475.6745,685.7355,919.2316,170.0506,434.015
JamaicaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesPurchasing power parity; international dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).8,979.9329,161.4119,434.4569,725.66210,025.46010,363.98910,731.65911,124.402
JamaicaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world totalPercent See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.0210.0200.0200.0200.0190.0190.0190.018
JamaicaImplied PPP conversion rateNational currency per current international dollar See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).69.31372.80773.73675.11077.24979.62982.08384.555
JamaicaTotal investmentPercent of GDP Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/201821.31622.51020.97820.07619.23718.62718.54316.895
JamaicaGross national savingsPercent of GDP Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/201820.55418.33316.10215.88715.69915.71515.92315.815
JamaicaInflation, average consumer pricesIndex Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018438.813458.045473.803493.855518.548544.475571.699600.284
JamaicaInflation, average consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).2.3494.3833.4404.2325.0005.0005.0005.000
JamaicaInflation, end of period consumer pricesIndex Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018435.018457.839473.699497.384522.253548.365575.784604.573
JamaicaInflation, end of period consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).1.7255.2463.4645.0005.0005.0005.0005.000
JamaicaVolume of imports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/201815.7286.847-5.2184.6565.0035.2835.9302.903
JamaicaVolume of Imports of goodsPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/201814.2069.351-5.1704.0604.5764.8765.7461.929
JamaicaVolume of exports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/201814.8596.4092.5316.6415.9076.2525.4415.706
JamaicaVolume of exports of goodsPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/201811.4716.6255.8498.5596.5565.8784.3684.940
JamaicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: International Financial Institution. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/201812.83512.20211.60011.02810.4859.9689.4779.009
JamaicaPopulationPersonsMillionsSource: International Financial Institution. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2015
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/20182.8292.8442.8602.8752.8912.9062.9222.938
JamaicaGeneral government revenueNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also  report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018499.880560.773593.314621.183656.479700.332747.349795.654
JamaicaGeneral government revenuePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government revenue (National currency).27.94529.01129.13028.72228.41128.26428.09827.863
JamaicaGeneral government total expenditureNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also  report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018503.356552.050594.863603.618643.477677.223712.706750.358
JamaicaGeneral government total expenditurePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government total expenditure (National currency).28.13928.55929.20627.91027.84827.33126.79626.277
JamaicaGeneral government net lending/borrowingNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also  report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018-3.4768.723-1.55017.56513.00223.10934.64245.296
JamaicaGeneral government net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).-0.1940.451-0.0760.8120.5630.9331.3021.586
JamaicaGeneral government primary net lending/borrowingNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also  report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018135.880143.904142.167150.961150.192161.060172.885185.613
JamaicaGeneral government primary net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).7.5967.4456.9806.9806.5006.5006.5006.500
JamaicaGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also  report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/20182,032.1491,952.8421,983.1172,001.0342,007.4442,028.2592,030.3272,036.950
JamaicaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).113.603101.02797.36592.52286.87881.85676.33571.332
JamaicaGross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also  report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/20181,788.8191,932.9982,036.7812,162.7632,310.6422,477.8522,659.7632,855.588
JamaicaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: Central Bank. The framework for Jamaica has a historical residual which comes from how the framework records portfolio flows (to include errors and omissions).  We have updated how the forecasts are calculated to account for most of this residual.
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments Manual, fifth edition (BPM5)
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018-0.381-0.679-0.756-0.666-0.591-0.514-0.493-0.221
JamaicaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-2.720-4.594-4.902-4.227-3.597-2.985-2.735-1.168
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Jamaica: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Gross domestic product, constant prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product, current prices (Purchasing power parity; international dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product, deflator (Index)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices (National currency)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices (Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (National currency)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (Purchasing power parity; international dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world total (Percent)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Jamaica: Implied PPP conversion rate (National currency per current international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Jamaica: Total investment (Percent of GDP)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Gross national savings (Percent of GDP)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007. Base year was changed from 2003 to 2007 for the Spring 2012 WEO round.
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Inflation, average consumer prices (Index)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Inflation, average consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).


Jamaica: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).


Jamaica: Volume of imports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Volume of Imports of goods (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Volume of exports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Volume of exports of goods (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2005
Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes
Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type
Chain-weighted: No
Trade System: General trade
Excluded items in trade: In transit; Re-exports; Re-imports
Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products; Secondary or refined products
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB)
Valuation of imports: FOB is used.
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: International Financial Institution. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Population (Persons)
Source: International Financial Institution. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2015
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: General government revenue (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: General government revenue (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government revenue (National currency).


Jamaica: General government total expenditure (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: General government total expenditure (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government total expenditure (National currency).


Jamaica: General government net lending/borrowing (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: General government net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).


Jamaica: General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: General government primary net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).


Jamaica: General government gross debt (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Jamaica: Gross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current prices (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016/17
Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis.
Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also report in 1986 format.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government. The fiscal coverage is central government only
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Source: Central Bank. The framework for Jamaica has a historical residual which comes from how the framework records portfolio flows (to include errors and omissions). We have updated how the forecasts are calculated to account for most of this residual.
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments Manual, fifth edition (BPM5)
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 07/2018


Jamaica: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


 
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