Military - Jamaica



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.845390914287739
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.228631627590586
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)2.72991266051661
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Jamaica is 0.85 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 132.
Jamaica compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Jamaica is similar to that of Panama, Spain, Latvia, Indonesia, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Switzerland, Austria, Lithuania, Nicaragua with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.98, 0.94, 0.93, 0.90, 0.89, 0.82, 0.78, 0.78, 0.78, 0.76 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137.Last 10 years averageJamaica had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.75 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Jamaica during the Great RecessionJamaica's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 55.5% during the Great RecessionJamaica since the end of the Great RecessionJamaica's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 10.7% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Jamaica
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Jamaica is 2.73 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 122.
Jamaica compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Jamaica is similar to that of Seychelles, Finland, Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Papua New Guinea, Lithuania, Hungary, Belgium, Cape Verde with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 3.12, 3.06, 3.05, 2.99, 2.77, 2.57, 2.42, 2.40, 2.31, 2.26 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127.9 years growthJamaica's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 58.8 (%) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Last 9 years averageJamaica had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 1.96 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Jamaica during the Great RecessionJamaica's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 22.6% during the Great RecessionJamaica since the end of the Great RecessionJamaica's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 18.8% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Jamaica
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Jamaica is 0.23 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 152.
Jamaica compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Jamaica is similar to that of Zambia, Cameroon, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Lesotho, Benin, Niger, Madagascar, Kenya, Burkina Faso with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.28, 0.27, 0.26, 0.26, 0.23, 0.23, 0.19, 0.19, 0.17, 0.15 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157.10 years declineJamaica's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 33.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageJamaica had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.22 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Jamaica during the Great RecessionJamaica's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 5.43% during the Great RecessionJamaica since the end of the Great RecessionJamaica's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 1.27% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Jamaica
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators