Jamaica population

It is estimated that Jamaica's population will reach 3 million mark by the end of 2014. Median age of the population is about 25 years making Jamaican population relatively young compared to most other nations
Jamaican population

Christianity is the faith for majority of the Jamaicans with about 69% of the population identifying themselves as Christians (65% Protestants, 2% Roman Catholics and 2% Jehovah's Witness) Though Jamaica is the birth place of Rastafarianism, only about 1% of the population are following that religion

Jamaica population

Population by age groups:
0-14 years: 28.4%
15-24 years: 21.7%
25-54 years: 36.4%
55-64 years: 7.8%
65 years and over: 7.7%
Birth rate: 18.41 births/1,000 population
Death rate: 6.67 deaths/1,000 population
Jamaican population


Literacy in Jamaica:
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 87%
male: 82.1%
female: 91.8%