Fiscal Balance in Jamaica
The fiscal balance of Jamaica averaged -0.0% of GDP in the decade leading to 2022, which is above the Central America and Caribbean average of -3.7% of GDP. The fiscal balance in 2022 was 0.3% of GDP. For more fiscal balance information, visit our dedicated page.
Jamaica Fiscal Balance Chart
Jamaica Fiscal Balance Data
|Fiscal Balance (% of GDP)||1.2||0.9||-3.1||0.9||0.3|
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