JAMAICA

(dollar = 100 cents)

178-JMD

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	On January 30, 1968, the Jamaican House of Representatives voted to decimalize the currency by introducing the dollar, worth 10 shillings, to replace the pound. Coins and banknotes went into circulation on September 8, 1969. 
	All currency issued by the Bank of Jamaica (established in October 1960) are in circulation or redeemable.
 	The Jamaican dollar was used also by the Cayman Islands, a former dependency of Jamaica, until 1972, when the territory stopped using the Jamaican dollar and adopted its own currency, the Cayman Islands dollar.	
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free, must declare
 Out: up to amount imported
	Local currency:
  In: forbidden
 Out: forbidden

NOTES in circulation (1986+)

Oval: to the rates
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NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

JMD (dollars) 1 000, 500, 100, 50 (1986, 2008, 2017 similar)

xx / xx %

in circulation

dollars 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 (1985+) 

xx / xx %

redeemable

dollars 20, 10, 5, 2, 1; cents 50 (1970+)

non-decimal notes (pounds, shillings) (1960-69) (1 dolla = 0.50 pounds = 10 shillings)

xx / xx %

redeemable

 

 

 

 

Coins

dollars 20, 10, 5, 1; cents 25, 10, 1  (only the latest versions - look at the pictures)   

xx / xx %

in circulation

older (1969+, similar in different colour) and older commemorative coins

xx / xx %

redeemable

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

black 90.9 %

100 831

2 758 124

indian 1.3 %

Protestants 61.3 %

male 71.63

2004 : 4 327 (107)

Kingston  590 500

white 0.2 %

Roman Catholic 4 %

female 75.12

2005 : 4 300 (144)

 

mixed 7.3 %

others 34.7 %

 

 

dollars 5 000 (2009-17)

dollars 1 000 (2000-17)(145*68mm)

dollars 500 (1994+similar)(145*68mm)

dollars 100 (1994+similar)(145*68mm)

dollars 100 (1986-87)(145*68mm)

dollars 50 (1988+similar)(145*68mm)

20 dollars (2000+)(23mm)

10 dollars (1999+)(24.5mm,6g)

5 dollars (1994+)(21.5mm,4.3g)

1 dollar (1994+)(18.5mm,2.9g)

25 cents (1995+)(20mm,3.6g)

10 cents (1995+)(17mm,2.4g)

 

1 cent (1995+)(20mm,3.6g)