Jamaica



Jamaica: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
IndicatorDataYearSource
Total population2.72 million2013WDI
Urban population (% of total)52.24% of total2013WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)14,196 USD (millions)2013WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)8,486.96 USD 2013WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)7.35%2012WEO
Average bank deposit rate3.66%2013IFS
Lending rate17.72%2013IFS
Owner-occupied units59.8% of total2007International Union for Housing Finance
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:310.03 USD (millions)2012Bank of Jamaica
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)2.03%2012BoJ and WEO
Total # of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year11,684 thousand2012BoJ
Retail funding (deposits/other)secondary2010BOJ
Other primary2010BOJ
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title372012WDI