Jamaica Jamaica: 21,166 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean Sea.
The population in Jamaica totals 2,81 million people. The fertility rate was 2,27 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Jamaica in the year 2050 will fall to 2,81 million and in the year 2100 to 2,05 million. Jamaica has a life expectency of 73,5 years.

With an area of 10.990 sq. km Jamaica has a rank of 162 among all countries in the world. Jamaica has a population density of 256,0 people per sq. km (World rank 46). The coastline (length between land and sea including islands) amounts to 1.022 km.

The economic strength of Jamaica in the year 2016 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 14,03 billion US $ and ranks 123th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 4.868 US $ and is therefore in the in the middle in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 123,6 % of the GDP, placing Jamaica at rank 9 in the ranking of all countries. The unemployment rate in the year 2016 was 13,3 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1962
ISO country code JM
Internet Domain .jm
License plate YES
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Jamaica

All datasets for Jamaica by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (159)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (224)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (19,518)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (731)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (506)
Area (sq. km)
Coastline (km)
Water resources (cu. kilometers)
Transport and Communication (28)
Internet users
Merchant marine