Five years cumulative net migration reached -93,000 persons in 2017 in Jamaica, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.103 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, five years cumulative net migration in Jamaica reached an all time high of -73,916 persons in 1982 and an all time low of -151,557 persons in 1967. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, five years cumulative net migration in Cuba amounted to -109,998 persons, -151,333 persons in Dominican Republic and -175,000 persons in Haiti in 2017.
Jamaica has been ranked 128th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of five years cumulative net migration, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Net migration is the net total of migrants during a given period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and non-citizens.