Jamaica: Political globalization
(measure: points; source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Jamaica: Political globalization index (0-100): For that indicator, The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich provides data for Jamaica from 1973 to 2015. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 51.8 points with a minumum of 24.52 points in 1973 and a maximum of 74.14 points in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The KOF Political Globalization Index for Jamaica and other countries measures the number of embassies and high commissions in Jamaica; the number of international organizations to which it is a member; and the number of UN peace missions Jamaica participates in. Also included are the number of treaties signed between Jamaica and other countries since 1945. More information and the original data can be obtained here.
Definition: The degree of political globalization is determined by the number of embassies and high commissions in a country, the number of international organizations to which the country is a member, the number of UN peace missions a country participated in, and the number of treaties signed between two or more states.