Jamaica Population

Population now

2,962,506
  • World: 132nd
  • Caribbean: 5th
Male:1,470,743(49.63 %)
Female:1,492,881(50.37 %)
Births in 2020:51,991
Deaths in 2020:25,200

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:72.95 years
Female:76.25 years
Total:74.59 years
Median Age:29.74 years
Birth Rate:15.70
Death Rate:7.61
Growth Rate:1.06 %
Fertility Rate:1.95

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Jamaica Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19602M784k845k0.933.57%40.598.885.4264.7763.1866.3318.7733.77%148.17
19612M793k858k0.923.66%40.798.755.5365.1363.5966.6418.5234.50%150.22
19622M803k873k0.923.72%40.818.655.6365.4763.9566.9318.2635.24%152.53
19632M815k889k0.923.74%40.668.575.7165.7864.3067.2318.0135.99%155.00
19642M828k903k0.923.75%40.348.505.7866.1064.6367.5317.8036.74%157.47
19652M841k916k0.923.72%39.848.445.8266.4264.9467.8617.6237.50%159.81
19662M855k926k0.923.68%39.168.375.8266.7465.2568.2017.4038.27%162.00
19672M870k934k0.933.63%38.328.285.7967.0565.5368.5517.1339.04%164.07
19682M885k941k0.943.57%37.358.175.7267.3565.8068.8816.8139.82%166.12
19692M901k949k0.953.51%36.288.045.6267.6466.0669.2016.4840.60%168.29
19702M916k959k0.963.46%35.177.885.4867.9266.3269.5116.1741.32%170.65
19712M932k972k0.963.42%34.067.705.3168.2066.6069.8016.1341.86%173.26
19722M948k987k0.963.39%32.987.515.1168.4966.9170.0816.1342.40%176.06
19732M963k1M0.963.37%31.967.324.9068.7967.2570.3416.1842.93%178.96
19742M979k1M0.963.34%31.067.154.6969.1067.6270.5916.2843.47%181.81
19752M994k1M0.963.33%30.307.004.4869.4168.0070.8316.4144.01%184.52
19762M1M1M0.963.32%29.726.884.2969.7268.3871.0616.8744.56%187.00
19772M1M1M0.973.30%29.316.814.1270.0268.7571.2717.3145.10%189.32
19782M1M1M0.973.28%29.026.783.9770.2969.1071.4917.7445.65%191.60
19792M1M1M0.973.26%28.856.783.8470.5569.4171.6918.1346.19%194.05
19802M1M1M0.983.22%28.746.813.7370.7969.7071.8918.4846.74%196.78
19812M1M1M0.983.17%28.646.863.6471.0169.9572.0718.6947.29%199.88
19822M1M1M0.983.12%28.506.913.5671.2270.1972.2518.8747.81%203.26
19832M1M1M0.993.07%28.286.953.4871.4270.4272.4219.0748.02%206.69
19842M1M1M0.993.01%27.986.973.3971.6170.6572.5819.3148.22%209.84
19852M1M1M0.992.96%27.596.963.3171.8270.8972.7619.6048.42%212.49
19862M1M1M0.992.91%27.136.933.2272.0671.1672.9619.9148.63%214.55
19872M1M1M0.982.88%26.656.873.1472.3271.4573.1920.2648.83%216.12
19882M1M1M0.982.86%26.186.793.0772.6071.7673.4520.6149.04%217.40
19892M1M1M0.982.84%25.746.703.0072.9072.0773.7420.9449.24%218.68
19902M1M1M0.972.84%25.336.602.9573.2072.3774.0521.2249.44%220.17
19912M1M1M0.972.84%24.976.502.9073.4972.6274.3521.5349.66%221.94
19922M1M1M0.972.84%24.636.412.8673.7372.8274.6521.8049.90%223.91
19932M1M1M0.982.85%24.326.322.8373.9272.9474.9122.0450.14%226.06
19943M1M1M0.982.83%24.006.262.8074.0573.0075.1322.2750.38%228.28
19953M1M1M0.982.80%23.676.232.7774.1373.0075.3022.5050.62%230.53
19963M1M1M0.982.74%23.306.232.7474.1772.9675.4222.7950.86%232.79
19973M1M1M0.982.66%22.896.262.7074.1772.9075.4923.0951.10%235.09
19983M1M1M0.992.54%22.426.332.6774.1672.8675.5223.3851.34%237.36
19993M1M1M0.992.41%21.916.422.6274.1572.8475.5223.6651.57%239.53
20003M1M1M0.992.28%21.376.522.5874.1472.8475.5023.9251.81%241.53
20013M1M1M0.992.14%20.846.632.5374.1472.8575.4724.1552.05%243.35
20023M1M1M0.992.02%20.336.742.4874.1472.8675.4524.4052.25%245.00
20033M1M1M0.981.91%19.886.842.4474.1472.8775.4424.6652.44%246.51
20043M1M1M0.981.81%19.496.932.4074.1572.8775.4524.9252.63%247.93
20053M1M1M0.981.73%19.147.012.3674.1572.8575.4725.1852.81%249.30
20063M1M1M0.981.67%18.857.072.3374.1472.8175.5025.4453.00%250.61
20073M1M1M0.981.60%18.577.132.2974.1372.7675.5325.7053.18%251.86
20083M1M1M0.991.54%18.297.192.2574.1072.7075.5425.9653.37%253.10
20093M1M1M0.991.49%18.027.252.2174.0772.6475.5426.2353.56%254.38
20103M1M1M0.991.43%17.747.312.1774.0472.5875.5426.5153.74%255.71
20113M1M1M0.991.37%17.487.372.1474.0172.5475.5426.8053.93%257.11
20123M1M1M0.991.32%17.237.422.1074.0072.5175.5527.1054.13%258.59
20133M1M1M0.991.28%17.017.462.0774.0172.5175.5827.4054.35%260.10
20143M1M1M0.991.24%16.817.502.0574.0472.5375.6227.7154.58%261.59
20153M1M1M0.991.21%16.637.522.0374.1072.5775.6928.0354.83%263.04
20163M1M1M0.991.18%16.467.542.0174.1872.6475.7728.3355.10%264.42
20173M1M1M0.991.15%16.297.561.9974.2772.7175.8828.6655.38%265.75
20183M1M1M0.991.13%16.107.571.9874.3772.7975.9928.9955.67%267.02
20193M1M1M0.991.13%16.107.571.9874.3772.7975.9929.3655.99%268.24
20203M1M1M0.991.06%15.707.611.9574.5972.9576.2529.7456.31%269.40

Jamaica Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20213M1M1M0.981.02%15.467.651.9474.7173.0476.3930.1056.65%270.49
20223M1M2M0.980.98%15.217.691.9274.8373.1376.5230.5257.01%271.59
20233M1M2M0.980.94%14.977.731.9174.9473.2376.6630.9157.38%272.59
20243M1M2M0.980.89%14.727.771.8975.0673.3276.7931.2857.76%273.50
20253M1M2M0.980.85%14.487.811.8875.1873.4176.9331.6258.16%274.32
20263M1M2M0.980.81%14.247.881.8775.3173.5377.0632.0558.57%275.13
20273M1M2M0.980.76%14.017.961.8675.4373.6477.1932.4159.00%275.77
20283M2M2M0.980.71%13.778.031.8575.5673.7677.3232.8459.44%276.41
20293M2M2M0.980.67%13.548.111.8475.6873.8777.4533.2559.89%276.86
20303M2M2M0.980.63%13.308.181.8375.8173.9977.5833.6960.35%277.32
20313M2M2M0.970.58%13.118.291.8275.9374.1177.7034.0860.82%277.68
20323M2M2M0.970.54%12.928.411.8276.0574.2377.8334.5561.31%277.95
20333M2M2M0.970.49%12.738.521.8176.1874.3477.9534.9761.81%278.14
20343M2M2M0.970.45%12.548.641.8176.3074.4678.0835.3762.31%278.23
20353M2M2M0.970.41%12.358.751.8076.4274.5878.2035.8062.83%278.23
20363M2M2M0.970.37%12.218.901.7976.5474.6978.3236.1563.35%278.14
20373M2M2M0.970.34%12.089.041.7976.6574.8178.4436.5063.88%277.95
20383M2M2M0.970.30%11.949.191.7876.7774.9278.5636.9464.41%277.77
20393M1M2M0.970.27%11.819.331.7876.8875.0478.6837.2564.93%277.41
20403M1M2M0.970.23%11.679.481.7777.0075.1578.8037.6465.45%277.04
20413M1M2M0.970.20%11.589.641.7777.1275.2778.9238.0365.96%276.59
20423M1M2M0.970.17%11.499.801.7677.2475.3979.0438.3766.48%276.04
20433M1M2M0.960.14%11.399.961.7677.3575.5179.1638.6166.99%275.41
20443M1M2M0.960.12%11.3010.121.7577.4775.6379.2838.9767.49%274.77
20453M1M2M0.960.09%11.2110.281.7577.5975.7579.4039.3367.99%274.04
20463M1M2M0.960.07%11.1310.431.7577.7175.8879.5239.4968.49%273.22
20473M1M2M0.960.04%11.0510.591.7577.8376.0079.6439.7768.98%272.31
20483M1M2M0.960.02%10.9810.741.7477.9576.1379.7540.0169.47%271.40
20493M1M2M0.96?10.9010.901.7478.0776.2579.8740.2469.95%270.40
20503M1M2M0.96-0.02%10.8211.051.7478.1976.3879.9940.5170.43%269.31

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1Kingston591,118591,000

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