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Flag of Jamaica

Flag of Jamaica in the Central America | National states flags of the World countries
Vlajka Jamajky | Flagge von Jamaika | Bandera de Jamaica

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Information about Jamaica

The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.

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Country Jamaica is situated in a location / continent Central America. Jamaica has an area of 10 991 km2 and 2 889 187 residents. The highest point has a height 2 256 above sea level. and it is called Blue Mountain Peak. The lowest point is located at the level of 0 above sea level and it is named Caribbean Sea. System of government is Republic, Commonwealth member country and the date of independence 6th August 1962. The capital city is Kingston. Jamaica has the international abbreviation JM.

Jamaica - economy

Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 25 070 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 9 100 $. GDP grows by 1.50 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 7.50 % a year. Jamaica have 1 324 000 working-age population (from a total population 2 889 187 people). Unemployment is at 12.70 %. Jamaica issued 8.30 % GDP to healt care and 0,60 % GDP to army. The public debt of the country is 125.50 % GDP. The total amount of foreign debt is 14 700 000 000 USD.

Jamaica - demography

As suggested above, Jamaica has 2 889 187 people. Population growth is in the amount 0.71 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 18.89.Every mother has average 2.12 children. The infant mortality rate is 14.30 and maternal mortality 110.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 73.43 years. Mortality is 6.59 people per 1000 population per year.

Jamaica - transport and telecommunications

Jamaica has 22 121 km of roads and 27 airports. There is registered 14 ships.

Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country Jamaica is 2 975 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 272 100. Jamaica has 1 581 000 internet users, who have the available 3 897 Internet connections. Jamaica has been assigned a domain first Choose range .jm.

Jamaica - energetics

Jamaica consumes a year 4 801 000 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 5 208 000 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 1 198 000 kW. Jamaica exports 0 kWh and imports 0 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 93.5 %, nuclear energy: 0 %, renewable: 4.7 %, hydropower: 1.8 %.

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