Remittances to India and Philippines were the highest in 2018. In 2019, Jamaica has received a record high number of remittances. According to the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), remittance to Jamaica have reached a record high.
The remittance inflows to the country till February 2019 have increased by half a million US dollars as compared to the same period last year.
The major source of remittance inflows to Jamaica have been from the United States. 65.4 percent of total remittance to Jamaica comes from the US. The remaining remittance comes from the UK, Canada followed by Cayman Islands.