Jamaica
Statistical Appendix

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Abstract

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Jamaica; Basic Data

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Calendar year data; constant prices.

Includes grants but excludes proceeds of divestment

Comprises Bank of Jamaica losses.

Includes grants but excludes proceeds of divestment.

As a percent of liabilities to the private sector at the beginning of the period.

Includes Bank of Jamaica losses.

End of period.

Table 1.

Jamaica: Gross Domestic Product by Final Expenditure

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Sources: Statistical Institute of Jamaica; and Fund staff estimates.

Includes public enterprises.

Table 2.

Jamaica: Savings and Investment

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Sources: Statistical Institute of Jamaica; and Fund staff estimates.

Includes public enterprises.

Comprises the general government and the Bank of Jamaica.

Includes private transfers.

Includes official transfers.

Table 3.

Jamaica: Gross Fixed Capital Formation

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Sources: Statistical Institute of Jamaica; and Fund staff estimates.
Table 4.

Jamaica: Gross Domestic Product by Sector at Constant 1986 Prices

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Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica.
Table 5.

Jamaica: Output of Selected Commodities

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Sources: Statistical Institute of Jamaica; and Ministry of Agriculture.
Table 6.

Jamaica: Selected Information on the Bauxite/Alumina Sector

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Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica.

Millions of metric tons, unless otherwise indicated.

Table 7.

Jamaica: Employed Labor Force by Industry 1/

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Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica.

Population, labor force, and employment data are averages of April and October sample labor force surveys except the 1991 data which refer to the January and October surveys.

Defined as the ratio of the total labor force to the population 14 years old and over.

Defined as the proportion of the labor force that is not employed.

Job-seekers as a proportion of the labor force.

Table 8.

Jamaica: Average Weekly Earnings in Large Establishments 1/

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Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica.

Excluding agriculture, Government, and employees in Free Zones.

Table 9.

Jamaica: Consumer Price Index

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Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica.

Fiscal years begin on April 1.

Table 10.

Jamaica: Public Sector Balance and Financing

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Sources: Bank of Jamaica; and Ministry of Finance and Planning.
Table 11.

Jamaica: Consolidated General Government Operations 1/

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Source: Table 12.

Includes the Central Government, the National Insurance Fund, the National Housing Trust, and the Human Education and Resources Training Trust.