Jamaica
Statistical Appendix

The statistical data on gross domestic product savings and investment, gross fixed capital formation, output of selected commodities, selected information on the bauxite/alumina sector, public sector balance, financing operations of the general government, and central government revenue and grants of Jamaica are presented in the paper. The data on summary accounts of the banking system, distribution of commercial banks' loans and advances, balance-of-payments summary, external public debt outstanding, exchange rates and related economic indices are also presented.

Abstract

The statistical data on gross domestic product savings and investment, gross fixed capital formation, output of selected commodities, selected information on the bauxite/alumina sector, public sector balance, financing operations of the general government, and central government revenue and grants of Jamaica are presented in the paper. The data on summary accounts of the banking system, distribution of commercial banks' loans and advances, balance-of-payments summary, external public debt outstanding, exchange rates and related economic indices are also presented.

Basic Data

1. Social and Demographic Indicators

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Sources: Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Central Bank, National Bureau of Statistics, UDAPE, and Fund staff estimates and projections.

At market prices, calculated at J$45.5 per U.S. dollar.

For fiscal years which begin April 1.

Current prices, calendar year data.

Includes grants but excludes privatization receipts

Includes interest on FINSAC paper for 2001/02

Annual change as a percen of liabilities to the private sector at the beginning of the period.

End of period.

I. Real Sector

Table 1.

Jamaica: Gross Domestic Product by Final Expenditure

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

Includes Public Enterprises.

Table 2.

Jamaica: Savings and Investment

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

Includes Public Enterprises.

Table 3.

Jamaica: Gross fixed capital formation

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

Data On GDP and its component were revised in 2001. The “other” category under machinery and equipment was adjusted to be consistent with the aggregate data on investment.

Table 4.

Jamaica: Gross Domestic Product by sector at current prices

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Table 5.

Jamaica: Gross Domestic Product by sector in producer values at constant 1986 prices

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Table 6.

Jamaica: Output of selected commodities

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Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica; and planning Institute of Jamaica
Table 7.

Jamaica: Selected Information on the Bauxite/Alumina Sector

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Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica
Table 8.

Jamaica: Employed Labour Force by Industry1/

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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.

Defined as a 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 population of the labor force.