Jamaica - GDP per capita

GDP per capita (current US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (current US$) in Jamaica was $4,878.58 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $5,209.51 in 2012 and $429.33 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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 $429.33
1961 $453.13
1962 $463.96
1963 $485.32
1964 $518.89
1965 $553.53
1966 $616.05
1967 $636.71
1968 $593.70
1969 $644.14
1970 $749.06
1971 $808.75
1972 $969.10
1973 $969.09
1974 $1,188.72
1975 $1,410.64
1976 $1,443.25
1977 $1,561.95
1978 $1,255.87
1979 $1,137.08
1980 $1,238.72
1981 $1,355.61
1982 $1,473.40
1983 $1,591.83
1984 $1,027.99
1985 $898.05
1986 $1,166.34
1987 $1,381.51
1988 $1,599.44
1989 $1,829.52
1990 $1,894.29
1991 $1,666.01
1992 $1,432.20
1993 $1,952.67
1994 $1,952.95
1995 $2,277.61
1996 $2,538.82
1997 $2,880.10
1998 $3,338.60
1999 $3,338.20
2000 $3,360.87
2001 $3,394.80
2002 $3,596.50
2003 $3,465.22
2004 $3,719.97
2005 $4,082.24
2006 $4,313.16
2007 $4,620.52
2008 $4,902.51
2009 $4,293.32
2010 $4,682.52
2011 $5,103.36
2012 $5,209.51
2013 $5,005.59
2014 $4,855.80
2015 $4,939.84
2016 $4,878.58

GDP per capita (current LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (current LCU) in Jamaica was 610,285.40 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 610,285.40 in 2016 and a minimum value of 306.67 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 306.67
1961 323.67
1962 331.41
1963 346.66
1964 370.64
1965 395.38
1966 440.05
1967 461.10
1968 494.73
1969 536.76
1970 624.19
1971 673.52
1972 743.79
1973 874.51
1974 1,080.66
1975 1,282.42
1976 1,312.06
1977 1,419.97
1978 1,774.93
1979 2,006.71
1980 2,206.66
1981 2,414.88
1982 2,624.72
1983 3,075.74
1984 4,053.15
1985 4,991.92
1986 6,388.97
1987 7,579.91
1988 8,778.68
1989 10,509.86
1990 13,608.60
1991 20,358.69
1992 32,926.29
1993 49,031.50
1994 65,013.74
1995 80,513.33
1996 94,571.14
1997 102,272.40
1998 122,359.60
1999 130,857.50
2000 144,786.30
2001 156,432.40
2002 174,573.90
2003 200,740.30
2004 228,183.20
2005 255,140.00
2006 284,151.00
2007 319,093.00
2008 357,491.20
2009 379,916.10
2010 409,158.70
2011 438,340.00
2012 462,348.40
2013 501,766.10
2014 538,675.80
2015 577,455.10
2016 610,285.40

GDP per capita (constant 2010 US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (constant 2010 US$) in Jamaica was 4,790 as of 2016. Over the past 50 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 5,368 in 1972 and 3,466 in 1985.

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 2010 U.S. dollars.

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

See also:

Year Value
1966 3,788
1967 3,808
1968 3,977
1969 4,145
1970 4,581
1971 4,623
1972 5,368
1973 4,992
1974 4,705
1975 4,625
1976 4,258
1977 4,096
1978 4,045
1979 3,952
1980 3,674
1981 3,711
1982 3,724
1983 3,731
1984 3,618
1985 3,466
1986 3,497
1987 3,744
1988 3,870
1989 4,123
1990 4,267
1991 4,437
1992 4,484
1993 4,861
1994 4,880
1995 4,947
1996 4,894
1997 4,792
1998 4,636
1999 4,643
2000 4,645
2001 4,672
2002 4,732
2003 4,875
2004 4,910
2005 4,925
2006 5,039
2007 5,084
2008 5,016
2009 4,774
2010 4,683
2011 4,743
2012 4,694
2013 4,700
2014 4,715
2015 4,741
2016 4,790

GDP per capita (constant LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (constant LCU) in Jamaica was 300,666 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 336,960 in 1972 and a minimum value of 217,588 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 237,798
1967 239,038
1968 249,644
1969 260,171
1970 287,523
1971 290,160
1972 336,960
1973 313,315
1974 295,358
1975 290,287
1976 267,250
1977 257,123
1978 253,919
1979 248,043
1980 230,588
1981 232,954
1982 233,760
1983 234,206
1984 227,070
1985 217,588
1986 219,517
1987 235,003
1988 242,888
1989 258,777
1990 267,809
1991 278,532
1992 281,483
1993 305,092
1994 306,326
1995 310,510
1996 307,185
1997 300,766
1998 290,984
1999 291,409
2000 291,537
2001 293,234
2002 297,045
2003 305,999
2004 308,201
2005 309,155
2006 316,319
2007 319,093
2008 314,840
2009 299,688
2010 293,917
2011 297,709
2012 294,653
2013 295,000
2014 295,947
2015 297,565
2016 300,666

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) in Jamaica was 8,838 as of 2016. Over the past 26 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 8,838 in 2016 and 4,709 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.

See also:

Year Value
1990 4,709
1991 5,061
1992 5,231
1993 5,804
1994 5,952
1995 6,159
1996 6,204
1997 6,179
1998 6,043
1999 6,144
2000 6,287
2001 6,467
2002 6,652
2003 6,989
2004 7,233
2005 7,489
2006 7,898
2007 8,179
2008 8,228
2009 7,892
2010 7,834
2011 8,099
2012 8,164
2013 8,305
2014 8,481
2015 8,637
2016 8,838

GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $) in Jamaica was 8,180 as of 2016. Over the past 26 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 8,681 in 2007 and 7,286 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 7,286
1991 7,577
1992 7,658
1993 8,300
1994 8,334
1995 8,447
1996 8,357
1997 8,182
1998 7,916
1999 7,928
2000 7,931
2001 7,977
2002 8,081
2003 8,325
2004 8,385
2005 8,411
2006 8,605
2007 8,681
2008 8,565
2009 8,153
2010 7,996
2011 8,099
2012 8,016
2013 8,025
2014 8,051
2015 8,095
2016 8,180

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts