Jamaica - GDP per capita

GDP per capita (current US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (current US$) in Jamaica was $5,290.49 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $5,463.76 in 2012 and $429.14 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1960 $429.14
1961 $452.83
1962 $463.36
1963 $484.30
1964 $517.62
1965 $552.36
1966 $615.08
1967 $636.41
1968 $594.31
1969 $645.68
1970 $751.59
1971 $812.32
1972 $974.02
1973 $974.33
1974 $1,196.02
1975 $1,420.99
1976 $1,455.57
1977 $1,578.00
1978 $1,271.22
1979 $1,152.52
1980 $1,256.16
1981 $1,377.71
1982 $1,496.98
1983 $1,615.17
1984 $1,041.08
1985 $908.76
1986 $1,179.28
1987 $1,398.37
1988 $1,624.66
1989 $1,854.79
1990 $1,921.43
1991 $1,706.62
1992 $1,459.10
1993 $2,003.76
1994 $2,007.37
1995 $2,344.14
1996 $2,600.60
1997 $2,948.83
1998 $3,419.20
1999 $3,430.43
2000 $3,479.06
2001 $3,494.27
2002 $3,716.27
2003 $3,592.89
2004 $3,862.06
2005 $4,189.66
2006 $4,486.56
2007 $4,815.08
2008 $5,118.70
2009 $4,521.92
2010 $4,917.02
2011 $5,346.22
2012 $5,463.76
2013 $5,290.49

GDP per capita (current LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (current LCU) in Jamaica was 530,324.10 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 530,324.10 in 2013 and a minimum value of 306.53 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 306.53
1961 323.45
1962 330.97
1963 345.93
1964 369.73
1965 394.55
1966 439.34
1967 460.89
1968 495.26
1969 538.07
1970 626.32
1971 676.50
1972 747.52
1973 879.26
1974 1,087.29
1975 1,291.80
1976 1,323.25
1977 1,434.55
1978 1,796.56
1979 2,033.94
1980 2,237.74
1981 2,454.29
1982 2,666.74
1983 3,120.85
1984 4,104.79
1985 5,051.40
1986 6,459.87
1987 7,672.39
1988 8,917.02
1989 10,655.10
1990 13,803.57
1991 20,677.24
1992 33,501.34
1993 49,990.79
1994 66,415.68
1995 82,378.12
1996 96,533.09
1997 104,401.70
1998 124,971.90
1999 133,937.60
2000 148,559.20
2001 160,722.40
2002 179,927.00
2003 207,456.60
2004 236,347.50
2005 264,786.30
2006 295,574.30
2007 332,529.30
2008 373,255.80
2009 397,450.40
2010 428,745.30
2011 459,200.20
2012 484,913.80
2013 530,324.10

GDP per capita (constant 2005 US$)

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
2005 4,190

GDP per capita (constant LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (constant LCU) in Jamaica was 316,358 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 338,652 in 1972 and a minimum value of 220,180 in 1985.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1966 237,417
1967 238,928
1968 249,907
1969 260,803
1970 288,504
1971 291,443
1972 338,652
1973 315,016
1974 297,170
1975 292,412
1976 269,528
1977 259,763
1978 257,014
1979 251,409
1980 233,836
1981 236,756
1982 237,503
1983 237,641
1984 229,963
1985 220,180
1986 221,953
1987 237,870
1988 246,715
1989 262,353
1990 271,646
1991 282,890
1992 286,399
1993 311,061
1994 312,931
1995 317,702
1996 313,558
1997 307,028
1998 297,197
1999 298,268
2000 299,134
2001 301,276
2006 329,105
2007 332,529
2008 328,987
2009 313,366
2010 307,645
2011 311,840
2012 313,175
2013 316,358

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) in Jamaica was 8,893 as of 2013. Over the past 23 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 8,893 in 2013 and 4,782 in 1990.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current international dollars based on the 2011 ICP round.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

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Year Value
1990 4,782
1991 5,145
1992 5,327
1993 5,924
1994 6,086
1995 6,308
1996 6,339
1997 6,314
1998 6,178
1999 6,289
2000 6,451
2001 6,645
2006 8,217
2007 8,524
2008 8,596
2009 8,253
2010 8,201
2011 8,485
2012 8,674
2013 8,893

GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $) in Jamaica was 8,607 as of 2013. Over the past 23 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 9,047 in 2007 and 7,391 in 1990.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2011 international dollars.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 7,391
1991 7,697
1992 7,792
1993 8,463
1994 8,514
1995 8,644
1996 8,531
1997 8,354
1998 8,086
1999 8,115
2000 8,139
2001 8,197
2006 8,954
2007 9,047
2008 8,951
2009 8,526
2010 8,370
2011 8,485
2012 8,521
2013 8,607

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts