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Jamaica Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Jamaica Population is increasing
  • Jamaica Population Density is increasing
  • Jamaica Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Jamaica Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Jamaica population is expected to reduce by 15352 people. Jamaica contributes 0.03% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Jamaica is 76.488 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Jamaica owns 0.00007% of land i.e. 10830 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 164 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Jamaica Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Jamaica Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Jamaica Population (in million) 2.81 2.91 2.93
Jamaica Global Rank 140th 140th 142nd
Jamaica Global Population Share 0.04% 0.03% 0.03%
Jamaica Global Population Density 248.63 258.13 261.69
Jamaica Global Population Density Rank 202nd 204th 206th
Jamaica Average Life Expectancy 74.88 76.48 77.85
Jamaica Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 72nd 76th 85th
Jamaica Fertility Rate 2.17 1.95 1.84
Jamaica Fertility Rate Global Rank 117th 125th 127th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Jamaica population is expected to reduce by 15352 people. 
  • Jamaica population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Jamaica will have more death than births from 2046 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Jamaica Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 140th-146th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Jamaica population average growth rate for next 50 years is decreasing at rate of 0.23%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Jamaica is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2026. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Jamaica contributes 0.03% of world's total population. 

Jamaica
 Population Fact

Jamaica
 Total Population Trend

Jamaica
 Population Growth Rate

Jamaica
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 2.81 Million 140th
2020 2.91 Million 140th
2030 2.93 Million 142nd
2040 2.85 Million 145th
2050 2.7 Million 146th
2060 2.49 Million 148th
2070 2.24 Million 151st
2080 1.96 Million 153rd
2090 1.68 Million 153rd
2100 1.43 Million 156th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 2.81 Million 0.46%
2020 2.91 Million 0.28%
2030 2.93 Million -0.06%
2040 2.85 Million -0.28%
2050 2.7 Million -0.44%
2060 2.49 Million -0.67%
2070 2.24 Million -0.88%
2080 1.96 Million -1.06%
2090 1.68 Million -1.15%
2100 1.43 Million -1.1%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 2.81 Million 0.04%
2020 2.91 Million 0.03%
2030 2.93 Million 0.03%
2040 2.85 Million 0.03%
2050 2.7 Million 0.02%
2060 2.49 Million 0.02%
2070 2.24 Million 0.02%
2080 1.96 Million 0.01%
2090 1.68 Million 0.01%
2100 1.43 Million 0.01%

Jamaica Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Jamaica population density is 249.66 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Jamaica Ranks in range of 204th-212th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Jamaica. 

Jamaica
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 248.63 202nd
2020 258.13 204th
2030 261.69 206th
2040 256.43 208th
2050 244.33 210th
2060 227.73 212th
2070 206.56 214th
2080 182.32 216th
2090 156.58 218th
2100 130.84 220th

Jamaica Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Jamaica is 76.488 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Jamaica ranks 76th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Jamaica
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 74.88 72nd
2020 76.48 76th
2030 77.85 85th
2040 79.26 87th
2050 80.69 88th
2060 82.14 91st
2070 83.53 90th
2080 84.79 91st
2090 85.9 91st
2100 0

Jamaica Average Fertility Rate

  • In Jamaica, Women gives birth to 1.951 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Jamaica rank is in range of 125th-139th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Jamaica
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 2.17 117th
2020 1.95 125th
2030 1.84 127th
2040 1.78 137th
2050 1.76 137th
2060 1.76 139th
2070 1.76 133rd
2080 1.78 128th
2090 1.78 125th
2100 1.79 122nd

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Jamaica population was 1402899 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.01%.Currently Jamaica population is around 2817210 and by year 2030 its expected to be 2932629 .Jamaica ranks 140th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Jamaica in 2010 was 74.883, in 2020 its 76.488 and by 2050 it will be 80.693.As mentioned in Highlight's Jamaica population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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