Population of Jamaica (2021)

Jamaica population

3,131,150

Births this year: 256,157 Births today 106
Deaths this year 95,347 Deaths today 39

Jamaica Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Protestant (includes Seventh Day Adventist, Pentecostal, Other Church of God, New Testament Church of God, Baptist, Church of God in Jamaica, Church of God of Prophecy, Anglican, United Church, Methodist, Revived, Brethren, and Moravian) 64.8% 1,924,780 people
Roman Catholic 2.2% 65,347 people
other 33% 980,212 people

Jamaica Population by Ethnic groups (2011 est)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
black 92.1% 2,735,683 people
mixed 6.1% 181,191 people
East Indian 0.8% 23,763 people
other 0.4% 11,881 people
unspecified 0.7% 20,792 people

Jamaica population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 2,840,110 1,413,329 1,426,781 100 100 100 99.1
00-04 227,261 116,363 110,898 8 8.2 7.8 104.9
05-09 200,847 103,091 97,756 7.1 7.3 6.9 105.5
10-14 215,603 109,534 106,069 7.6 7.8 7.4 103.3
15-19 226,606 116,215 110,391 8 8.2 7.7 105.3
20-24 254,339 130,372 123,967 9 9.2 8.7 105.2
25-29 246,744 124,549 122,195 8.7 8.8 8.6 101.9
30-34 227,640 115,270 112,370 8 8.2 7.9 102.6
35-39 195,792 92,685 103,107 6.9 6.6 7.2 89.9
40-44 168,748 78,346 90,402 5.9 5.5 6.3 86.7
45-49 164,714 80,441 84,273 5.8 5.7 5.9 95.5
50-54 158,582 79,958 78,624 5.6 5.7 5.5 101.7
55-59 144,952 72,485 72,467 5.1 5.1 5.1 100
60-64 120,243 56,915 63,328 4.2 4 4.4 89.9
65-69 94,624 47,842 46,782 3.3 3.4 3.3 102.3
70-74 70,013 34,662 35,351 2.5 2.5 2.5 98.1
75-79 50,451 24,018 26,433 1.8 1.7 1.9 90.9
80-84 35,979 16,009 19,970 1.3 1.1 1.4 80.2
85-89 22,736 9,232 13,504 0.8 0.7 0.9 68.4
90-94 10,660 4,139 6,521 0.4 0.3 0.5 63.5
95-99 2,971 1,035 1,936 0.1 0.1 0.1 53.5
100+ 605 168 437 0 0 0 38.4

Jamaica Age structure and Population pyramid

Jamaica Age structure and Population pyramid

Jamaica Sex ratio

Jamaica Sex ratio

Jamaica Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Jamaica

Jamaica Population (1950 - 2021)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2020 2,840,110 0.29 8,195 99.06 262.24
2019 2,831,915 0.32 9,018 99.10 261.49
2018 2,822,897 0.34 9,612 99.14 260.66
2017 2,813,285 0.35 9,923 99.18 259.77
2016 2,803,362 0.36 10,027 99.20 258.85
2015 2,793,335 0.36 10,034 99.20 257.93
2014 2,783,301 0.36 10,086 99.16 257.00
2013 2,773,215 0.37 10,250 99.11 256.07
2012 2,762,965 0.39 10,607 99.03 255.12
2011 2,752,358 0.41 11,105 98.92 254.14
2010 2,741,253 0.43 11,678 98.78 253.12
2005 2,677,888 2.99 77,793 98.06 247.27
2000 2,600,095 4.44 110,555 98.92 240.08
1995 2,489,540 4.35 103,734 97.88 229.87
1990 2,385,806 3.18 73,469 97.32 220.30
1985 2,312,337 7.93 169,899 98.97 213.51
1980 2,142,438 6.18 124,608 97.91 197.82
1975 2,017,830 7.71 144,477 96.20 186.32
1970 1,873,353 6.23 109,917 95.73 172.98
1965 1,763,436 8.13 132,522 91.79 162.83
1960 1,630,914 5.73 88,391 92.75 150.59
1955 1,542,523 9.95 139,627 94.82 142.43
1950 1,402,896 94.74 129.54
Chart population Jamaica Population (1950 - 2021)