Remittances

    *Information courtesy of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ)

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    Image shows the Remittances for the period January 2009 to December 2017, displaying the value for each month. Click on the image to enlarge.

    The Motion Chart shows monthly data for the period January 2011 to February 2015 and will be updated as information becomes available. Click on the circle that you would like to track on the motion chart before pressing play to begin the animation. This will allow you to track the change over time.

    Remittances are an important part of our nation’s economy as it is disposable income for many persons.  The diaspora is a critical part of the Jamaican economy and remittances reflect one of the ways they participate in our economy on a daily basis.