Jamaica has a population of 2.7 million people, and a land mass of 10 000 km2. Life expectancy is 75 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 5109, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 0.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 14.7 billion.
Jamaica is ranked at place 75 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Jamaica is ranked at place 68, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Jamaica in 2017 were NOK 159 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Jamaica at a value of 3 million.