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Industry of Jamaica

Major industries in the country are tourism, bauxite/alumina, agricultural-processing, light manufactures, rum, cement, metal, paper, chemical products, telecommunications. The Industrial Production growth rate of Jamaica is -2%.12.1% of population in the country are unemployed. The total number of unemployed people in Jamaica is 350,740. Jamaica produces 4,745 GW/h of electricity each year. Jamaica emits 2.9 metric tons per capita of CO₂. On average, you would pay 1.14 USD for one liter of gasoline in Jamaica. One liter of diesel would cost 0.95 USD.

Labour

The total labor force of Jamaica is 1,501,900 people, wherein 17% are working in agriculture, 19% are working in industry, and 64% are employed in services. People in Jamaica speak the Jamaican English language.