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 4868, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 1.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 14 billion.
Jamaica is ranked at place 67 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Jamaica is ranked at place 69, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Jamaica in 2016 were NOK 162 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Jamaica at a value of 4 million.