Jamaica Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

23, Feb 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Jamaica › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Jamaica indicators, › See Current Account Balance (% GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Jamaican Dollar
Currency Symbol: JMD

Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Current account balance (U.S. dollars).

Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics for Jamaica , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Jamaica in year 2015 is -4.292 %. Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.

This makes Jamaica No. 99 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Jamaica is 0.17 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Jamaica was -7.05 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Jamaica in 2015 was or will be 39.14% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Jamaica was or will be -2.87 %, which is 33.22% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Jamaica, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -1.084
  2020 -1.769
  2019 -2.145
  2018 -2.44
  2017 -2.608
  2016 -2.866
2015 -4.292
  2014 -7.052
  2013 -8.826
  2012 -10.742
  2011 -12.086
  2010 -7.973
  2009 -11.013
  2008 -17.694
  2007 -15.333
  2006 -10.044
  2005 -9.553
  2004 -6.313
  2003 -7.427
  2002 -10.628
  2001 -6.991
  2000 -3.955
  1999 -3.293
  1998 -2.969
  1997 -3.727
  1996 -1.382
  1995 -1.38
  1994 -0.369
  1993 -1.55
  1992 -1.801
  1991 -3.978
  1990 -7.172
  1989 -8.764
  1988 -1.907
  1987 -5.263
  1986 -3.518
  1985 -12.738
  1984 -11.564
  1983 -10.405
  1982 -16.661
  1981 -15.407
  1980 -4.579