Jamaica Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) Statistics

21, Apr 2019, EDT.

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Economic Indicator: Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) › See all Jamaica indicators, › See Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) 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

Net lending (+)/ borrowing (?) is calculated as revenue minus total expenditure. This is a core GFS balance that measures the extent to which general government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy and nonresidents (net lending), or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors and nonresidents (net borrowing). This balance may be viewed as an indicator of the financial impact of general government activity on the rest of the economy and nonresidents (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.17). Note: Net lending (+)/borrowing (?) is also equal to net acquisition of financial assets minus net incurrence of liabilities. Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury Latest actual data: 2014/15 Notes: All fiscal and debt series data in WEO are on fiscal year basis. Fiscal assumptions: Based on policies to be implemented under the EFF Start/end months of reporting year: April/March GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Public Bodies also report in 1986 format. Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government;. The fiscal coverage is central government only Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. The debt coverage is central government and public bodies Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar Data last updated: 02/2016

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) Statistics for Jamaica , Year 2015 - In Detail

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Jamaica is JMD -6.492 Billions. Net lending (+)/ borrowing (?) is calculated as revenue minus total expenditure. This is a core GFS balance that measures the extent to which general government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy and nonresidents (net lending), or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors and nonresidents (net borrowing). This balance may be viewed as an indicator of the financial impact of general government activity on the rest of the economy and nonresidents (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.17). Note: Net lending (+)/borrowing (?) is also equal to net acquisition of financial assets minus net incurrence of liabilities.

In the previous year, 2014, Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Jamaica was JMD -7.78 Billions Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Jamaica in 2015 was or will be 16.50% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Jamaica was or will be JMD -4.00 Billions, which is 38.40% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Jamaica, in other Years
Year Billions
  2021 34.201
  2020 28.357
  2019 19.455
  2018 9.777
  2017 2.46
  2016 -3.999
2015 -6.492
  2014 -7.775
  2013 1.74
  2012 -54.61
  2011 -80.734
  2010 -74.21
  2009 -121.265
  2008 -76.03
  2007 -34.752
  2006 -39.442
  2005 -23.716
  2004 -29.904
  2003 -31.674
  2002 -32.666
  2001 -21.203
  2000 -3.172
  1999 -12.575
  1998 -19.171
  1997 -19.962
  1996 -14.967
  1995 3.806
  1994 4.794
  1993 3.617
  1992 3.171
  1991 2.057
  1990 0.807
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a