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Jamaican Dollar (JMD)

The Jamaican Dollar is the primary currency of Jamaica. This currency is used by an estimated 2,934,855 people. Based on our estimate, Jamaican Dollar is the #114 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Jamaican Dollar is "JMD". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 388. The currency symbol for the Dollar is "J$".

Jamaican Dollar conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

JMD Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Jamaican Dollar is Jamaica.

There are approximately 2,934,855 people around the world who use the Jamaican Dollar. The Jamaican Dollar is the #114 most used widely currency is the world.

2,934,855 user population
Ranked #114 in the world

JMD Exchange Rates

1 Jamaican Dollar equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: J$81.77


Inverse: J$146.71
British Pound


Inverse: J$167.0031
Indian Rupee


Inverse: J$1.76
Japanese Yen


Inverse: J$1.25
US Dollar


Inverse: J$134.36

† Rates last updated at 4 seconds ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

JMD Currency Facts

JMD Details

ISO 4217 CodeJMD
ISO 4217 Number388
Unit NameDollar
Currency NicknamesN.a.

JMD Denominations

Minor Unit NameCent
Minor Unit Symbol c
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesJ$50, J$100, J$500, J$1000, J$5000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsJ$1, J$5, J$10, J$20, 1c, 10c, 25c
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

JMD Issuance

Central BankBank of Jamaica
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population2,934,855 people
Population Rank#114
JMD Inflation Rate3.74%
Inflation Rank#39

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 JMD Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Jamaica. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Jamaican Dollar may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Ash Wednesday February 26, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 25, 2020 Closed
Emancipation Day August 1, 2020 Closed
Independence Day August 6, 2020 Closed
National Heroes Day October 19, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 26, 2020 Closed