Key Indicators
Income Group Upper middle-income
Regional Group The Americas
Population (Total) 2,961,161
GDP (current US$, millions) 27,855
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 10,221

Performance Overview

ISO3

JAM

Country

Jamaica

Score

47.95

Rank

74

Technology

41.70

People

35.65

Governance

54.82

Impact

59.62

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 41.70
SCORERANK

Access

60.07 75

1. Mobile tariffs

36.73110

2. Handset prices

62.7650

3. Households with internet access

64.4480

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

70.62101

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

99.7351

6. International internet bandwidth

1.9254

7. Internet access in schools

84.3133

Content

26.82 92

1. GitHub commits

2.6573

2. Wikipedia edits

47.9570

3. Internet domain registrations

1.4388

4. Mobile apps development

65.8592

5. AI scientific publications

16.23102

Future technologies

38.20 47

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

43.0075

2. Investment in emerging technologies

38.0771

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

33.5423
Pillar: People 35.65
SCORERANK

Individuals

45.91 102

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

66.96109

2. ICT skills

9.6964

3. Use of virtual social networks

49.6989

4. Tertiary enrollment

18.5287

5. Adult literacy rate

84.7166

Business

25.26 110

1. Firms with website

31.1390

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

n/an/a

3. Professionals

21.0776

4. Technicians and associate professionals

23.5881

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

n/an/a

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

35.77 89

1. Government online services

36.97114

2. Publication and use of open data

36.7742

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

33.5877

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

n/an/a
Pillar: Governance 54.82
SCORERANK

Trust

35.92 77

1. Secure internet servers

40.5094

2. Cybersecurity

31.34104

3. Online access to financial account

n/an/a

4. Internet shopping

n/an/a

Regulation

67.75 52

1. Regulatory quality

45.6959

2. ICT regulatory environment

74.7184

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

23.9697

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

94.413

Inclusion

60.80 72

1. E-Participation

34.56112

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

n/an/a

3. Availability of local online content

60.3865

4. Gender gap in Internet use

87.452

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

n/an/a
Pillar: Impact 59.62
SCORERANK

Economy

31.58 87

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

n/an/a

2. High-tech exports

4.20107

3. PCT patent applications

n/an/a

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

42.76109

5. Prevalence of gig economy

46.9456

6. ICT services exports

32.4054

Quality of life

76.27 36

1. Happiness

66.5935

2. Freedom to make life choices

87.4834

3. Income inequality

n/an/a

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

74.7358

SDG Contribution

71.03 41

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

60.6686

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

n/an/a

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

73.2475

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

79.2070

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