Jamaica Country Data

CountryJamaica
Country CodeJAM
Urban population percentage of total (2012)52.16
Urban population (2012)1,414,523
Land area (sq. km, 2011)10,830
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$228,778,072
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$2,145,382,922
Market capitalization of listed companies (% of GDP, 2012)43.31
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$1,996,447,969
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)6.90
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)3.53
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)94
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)6
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)5
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)368
Tax payments (number, 2013)36
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)44.3
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)96.54
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)4.33
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)46.50
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.42
GDP (current US$, 2012)$14,755,051,129
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)-0.45
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)5,440
Labor force (2012)1,239,762
Unemployment as % of total labor force (2012)13.70
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)73.08
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)27.78
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)7.89
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)64.33
Population growth (annual %, 2012)0.21
Population (Total, 2012)2,712,100