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Jamaica

Area of Jamaica 10,958.9 km²
Population 2.7 million
Male Population 1,320,960 (49.5%)
Female Population 1,349,464 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +39.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +7.8%
Median Age 27.7 years old
Male Median Age 27.1 years old
Female Median Age 28.3 years old
Timezone Eastern Standard Time

COVID-19 Data for Jamaica

Last Updated: March 5, 2021
24,776
Total Cases
443
Total Deaths
14,012
Total Recovered

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Jamaica

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Deaths in Jamaica

Total Cases per 10M population 92,779
Deaths per 10M population 1,659
Total Cases per 1M population 9,278
Deaths per 1M population 166

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases / Deaths in Jamaica

DateTotal CasesNew CasesTotal DeathsNew Deaths
3/5/21 24,776 +332 443 +7
3/4/21 24,444 +341 436 +1
3/3/21 24,103 +265 435 +3
3/2/21 23,838 +239 432 +7
3/1/21 23,599 +336 425 +3
2/28/21 23,263 +446 422 +5
2/27/21 22,817 +346 417 +4
2/26/21 22,471 +204 413 +3
2/25/21 22,267 +248 410 +4
2/24/21 22,019 +193 406 +1
2/23/21 21,826 +147 405 +6
2/22/21 21,679 +297 399 +3
2/21/21 21,382 +458 396 +5
2/20/21 20,924 +343 391 0
2/19/21 20,581 +271 391 +7
2/18/21 20,310 +294 384 +3
2/17/21 20,016 +243 381 +3
2/16/21 19,773 +468 378 0
2/15/21 19,305 +270 378 +4
2/14/21 19,035 +205 374 +2
2/13/21 18,830 +303 372 +4
2/12/21 18,527 +290 368 +5
2/11/21 18,237 +329 363 +1
2/10/21 17,908 +207 362 +3
2/9/21 17,701 +403 359 +1
2/8/21 17,298 +213 358 0
2/7/21 17,085 +244 358 +1
2/6/21 16,841 +328 357 0
2/5/21 16,513 +263 357 +2
2/4/21 16,250 +177 355 0
2/3/21 16,073 +100 355 +2
2/2/21 15,973 +195 353 +1
2/1/21 15,778 +125 352 +2
1/31/21 15,653 +126 350 +2
1/30/21 15,527 +65 348 +3
1/29/21 15,462 +27 345 +1
1/28/21 15,435 +194 344 +2
1/27/21 15,241 +88 342 +3
1/26/21 15,153 +141 339 +1
1/25/21 15,012 +133 338 +2
1/24/21 14,879 +107 336 0
1/23/21 14,772 +114 336 +4
1/22/21 14,658 +108 332 +1
1/21/21 14,550 +63 331 0
1/20/21 14,487 +68 331 +2
1/19/21 14,419 +145 329 +3
1/18/21 14,274 +113 326 +2
1/17/21 14,161 +65 324 +1
1/16/21 14,096 +104 323 0
1/15/21 13,992 +77 323 +1
1/14/21 13,915 +63 322 +5
1/13/21 13,852 +92 317 +2
1/12/21 13,760 +123 315 +2
1/11/21 13,637 +89 313 +1
1/10/21 13,548 +93 312 +1
1/9/21 13,455 +44 311 +4
1/8/21 13,411 +43 307 +1
1/7/21 13,368 +38 306 0
1/6/21 13,330 +84 306 +1
1/5/21 13,246 +43 305 +1
1/4/21 13,203 +154 304 0
1/3/21 13,049 +118 304 +1
1/2/21 12,931 +16 303 0
1/1/21 12,915 +88 303 +1
12/31/20 12,827 +34 302 0
12/30/20 12,793 +41 302 +4
12/29/20 12,752 +20 298 0
12/28/20 12,732 +9 298 +3
12/27/20 12,723 +39 295 +1
12/26/20 12,684 +87 294 0
12/25/20 12,597 +78 294 +2
12/24/20 12,519 +96 292 +2
12/23/20 12,423 +69 290 +2
12/22/20 12,354 +65 288 +2
12/21/20 12,289 +65 286 0
12/20/20 12,224 +89 286 +1
12/19/20 12,135 +96 285 +2
12/18/20 12,039 +71 283 +4
12/17/20 11,968 +61 279 +3
12/16/20 11,907 +32 276 0
12/15/20 11,875 +83 276 +3
12/14/20 11,792 +82 273 0
12/13/20 11,710 +102 273 +2
12/12/20 11,608 +99 271 +1
12/11/20 11,509 +66 270 0
12/10/20 11,443 +74 270 +4
12/9/20 11,369 +98 266 +1
12/8/20 11,271 +87 265 0
12/7/20 11,184 +64 265 0
12/6/20 11,120 +57 265 +4
12/5/20 11,063 +76 261 +1
12/4/20 10,987 +76 260 +1
12/3/20 10,911 +47 259 +1
12/2/20 10,864 +54 258 0
12/1/20 10,810 +47 258 +1
11/30/20 10,763 +54 257 +1
11/29/20 10,709 +40 256 +5
11/28/20 10,669 +69 251 +1
11/27/20 10,600 +59 250 +2
11/26/20 10,541 +53 248 +1
11/25/20 10,488 +66 247 +4
11/24/20 10,422 +79 243 +4
11/23/20 10,343 +59 239 +1
11/22/20 10,284 +44 238 +1
11/21/20 10,240 +89 237 +2
11/20/20 10,151 +63 235 0
11/19/20 10,088 +69 235 +2
11/18/20 10,019 +60 233 +2
11/17/20 9,959 +30 231 0
11/16/20 9,929 +45 231 0
11/15/20 9,884 +104 231 +2
11/14/20 9,780 +57 229 +2
11/13/20 9,723 +89 227 +2
11/12/20 9,634 +53 225 0
11/11/20 9,581 +8 225 +1
11/10/20 9,573 +31 224 +3
11/9/20 9,542 +36 221 0
11/8/20 9,506 +34 221 +3
11/7/20 9,472 +46 218 0
11/6/20 9,426 +53 218 +1
11/5/20 9,373 +47 217 +2
11/4/20 9,326 +30 215 +1
11/3/20 9,296 +39 214 +4
11/2/20 9,257 +126 210 +2
11/1/20 9,131 +37 208 +2
10/31/20 9,094 +89 206 +1
10/30/20 9,005 +78 205 +3
10/29/20 8,927 +76 202 +4
10/28/20 8,851 +64 198 +2
10/27/20 8,787 +38 196 +4
10/26/20 8,749 +35 192 +4
10/25/20 8,714 +44 188 +2
10/24/20 8,670 +32 186 +4
10/23/20 8,638 +38 182 +3
10/22/20 8,600 +155 179 +5
10/21/20 8,445 +71 174 0
10/20/20 8,374 +53 174 +1
10/19/20 8,321 +47 173 +2
10/18/20 8,274 +79 171 +3
10/17/20 8,195 +63 168 +6
10/16/20 8,132 +65 162 +2
10/15/20 8,067 +78 160 +9
10/14/20 7,989 +79 151 +5
10/13/20 7,910 +97 146 0
10/12/20 7,813 +95 146 +7
10/11/20 7,718 +159 139 +1
10/10/20 7,559 +196 138 +6
10/9/20 7,363 +90 132 +4
10/8/20 7,273 +82 128 +2
10/7/20 7,191 +82 126 +3
10/6/20 7,109 +97 123 +3
10/5/20 7,012 +117 120 0
10/4/20 6,895 +100 120 +1
10/3/20 6,795 +91 119 +3
10/2/20 6,704 +149 116 +5
10/1/20 6,555 +73 111 +4
9/30/20 6,482 +74 107 +6
9/29/20 6,408 +238 101 +8
9/28/20 6,170 +153 93 +4
9/27/20 6,017 +163 89 +1
9/26/20 5,854 +131 88 +8
9/25/20 5,723 +135 80 +3
9/24/20 5,588 +193 77 +1
9/23/20 5,395 +125 76 +1
9/22/20 5,270 +127 75 +5
9/21/20 5,143 +155 70 +3
9/20/20 4,988 +230 67 +7
9/19/20 4,758 +187 60 +5
9/18/20 4,571 +197 55 +4
9/17/20 4,374 +210 51 +5
9/16/20 4,164 +122 46 0
9/15/20 4,042 +109 46 +2
9/14/20 3,933 +162 44 +2
9/13/20 3,771 +148 42 +2
9/12/20 3,623 +112 40 0
9/11/20 3,511 0 40 0
9/10/20 3,511 +74 40 +2
9/9/20 3,437 +114 38 +2
9/8/20 3,323 +140 36 +2
9/7/20 3,183 +80 34 +1
9/6/20 3,103 +79 33 +1
9/5/20 3,024 +60 32 +2
9/4/20 2,964 +68 30 +1
9/3/20 2,896 +213 29 +5
9/2/20 2,683 +224 24 +3
9/1/20 2,459 0 21 0
8/31/20 2,459 +102 21 0
8/30/20 2,357 +244 21 +1
8/29/20 2,113 +102 20 +1
8/28/20 2,011 +141 19 0
8/27/20 1,870 +66 19 0
8/26/20 1,804 +72 19 0
8/25/20 1,732 +120 19 +3
8/24/20 1,612 +83 16 0
8/23/20 1,529 +183 16 0
8/22/20 1,346 0 16 0
8/21/20 1,346 +56 16 +1
8/20/20 1,290 +98 15 +1
8/19/20 1,192 +46 14 0
8/18/20 1,146 +17 14 0
8/17/20 1,129 +16 14 0
8/16/20 1,113 +31 14 0
8/15/20 1,082 0 14 0
8/14/20 1,082 +11 14 0
8/13/20 1,071 +6 14 0
8/12/20 1,065 +18 14 0
8/11/20 1,047 +16 14 0
8/10/20 1,031 +8 14 0
8/9/20 1,023 +20 14 +1
8/8/20 1,003 +16 13 0
8/7/20 987 +29 13 +1
8/6/20 958 +30 12 0
8/5/20 928 +8 12 0
8/4/20 920 +15 12 0
8/3/20 905 +11 12 0
8/2/20 894 +11 12 +2
8/1/20 883 +5 10 0
7/31/20 878 +14 10 0
7/30/20 864 +8 10 0
7/29/20 856 +1 10 0
7/28/20 855 +2 10 0
7/27/20 853 +11 10 0
7/26/20 842 +5 10 0
7/25/20 837 +6 10 0
7/24/20 831 +10 10 0
7/23/20 821 +5 10 0
7/22/20 816 +6 10 0
7/21/20 810 +1 10 0
7/20/20 809 +19 10 0
7/19/20 790 +16 10 0
7/18/20 774 +6 10 0
7/17/20 768 +3 10 0
7/16/20 765 +2 10 0
7/15/20 763 +1 10 0
7/14/20 762 +3 10 0
7/13/20 759 +1 10 0
7/12/20 758 0 10 0
7/11/20 758 +5 10 0
7/10/20 753 0 10 0
7/9/20 753 +2 10 0
7/8/20 751 +6 10 0
7/7/20 745 +8 10 0
7/6/20 737 +5 10 0
7/5/20 732 +4 10 0
7/4/20 728 +7 10 0
7/3/20 721 +6 10 0
7/2/20 715 +8 10 0
7/1/20 707 +5 10 0
6/30/20 702 +4 10 0
6/29/20 698 +2 10 0
6/28/20 696 +6 10 0
6/27/20 690 +4 10 0
6/26/20 686 +2 10 0
6/25/20 684 +6 10 0
6/24/20 678 +8 10 0
6/23/20 670 +5 10 0
6/22/20 665 +6 10 0
6/21/20 659 +2 10 0
6/20/20 657 +5 10 0
6/19/20 652 +14 10 0
6/18/20 638 +12 10 0
6/17/20 626 +5 10 0
6/16/20 621 0 10 0
6/15/20 621 +4 10 0
6/14/20 617 +2 10 0
6/13/20 615 +1 10 0
6/12/20 614 +3 10 0
6/11/20 611 +6 10 0
6/10/20 605 0 10 0
6/9/20 605 +6 10 0
6/8/20 599 +1 10 0
6/7/20 598 +2 10 0
6/6/20 596 +1 10 0
6/5/20 595 +4 10 0
6/4/20 591 0 10 0
6/3/20 591 +1 10 +1
6/2/20 590 +2 9 0
6/1/20 588 +2 9 0
5/31/20 586 +5 9 0
5/30/20 581 +6 9 0
5/29/20 575 +6 9 0
5/28/20 569 0 9 0
5/27/20 569 +5 9 0
5/26/20 564 +8 9 0
5/25/20 556 +4 9 0
5/24/20 552 +2 9 0
5/23/20 550 +6 9 0
5/22/20 544 +10 9 0
5/21/20 534 +5 9 0
5/20/20 529 +9 9 0
5/19/20 520 0 9 0
5/18/20 520 0 9 0
5/17/20 520 +3 9 0
5/16/20 517 +6 9 0
5/15/20 511 +2 9 0
5/14/20 509 0 9 0
5/13/20 509 +2 9 0
5/12/20 507 +2 9 0
5/11/20 505 +3 9 0
5/10/20 502 +12 9 0
5/9/20 490 0 9 0
5/8/20 490 +2 9 0
5/7/20 488 +10 9 0
5/6/20 478 +5 9 0
5/5/20 473 +2 9 0
5/4/20 471 +2 9 0
5/3/20 469 +6 9 +1
5/2/20 463 +31 8 0
5/1/20 432 +10 8 0
4/30/20 422 +26 8 +1
4/29/20 396 +32 7 0
4/28/20 364 0 7 0
4/27/20 364 +14 7 0
4/26/20 350 +45 7 0
4/25/20 305 +17 7 0
4/24/20 288 +31 7 +1
4/23/20 257 +24 6 0
4/22/20 233 +10 6 0
4/21/20 223 0 6 +1
4/20/20 223 +50 5 0
4/19/20 173 +10 5 0
4/18/20 163 +20 5 0
4/17/20 143 0 5 0
4/16/20 143 +18 5 0
4/15/20 125 +52 5 +1
4/14/20 73 0 4 0
4/13/20 73 +4 4 0
4/12/20 69 +4 4 0
4/11/20 65 +2 4 0
4/10/20 63 0 4 0
4/9/20 63 0 4 0
4/8/20 63 0 4 +1
4/7/20 63 +5 3 0
4/6/20 58 0 3 0
4/5/20 58 +5 3 0
4/4/20 53 +6 3 0
4/3/20 47 0 3 0
4/2/20 47 +3 3 0
4/1/20 44 +8 3 +2
3/31/20 36 0 1 0
3/30/20 36 +4 1 0
3/29/20 32 +2 1 0
3/28/20 30 +4 1 0
3/27/20 26 0 1 0
3/26/20 26 0 1 0
3/25/20 26 +5 1 0
3/24/20 21 +2 1 0
3/23/20 19 0 1 0
3/22/20 19 +3 1 0
3/21/20 16 0 1 0
3/20/20 16 +1 1 0
3/19/20 15 +2 1 +1
3/18/20 13 +1 0 0
3/17/20 12 +2 0 0
3/16/20 10 0 0 0
3/15/20 10 +2 0 0
3/14/20 8 0 0 0
3/13/20 8 +6 0 0
3/12/20 2 +1 0 0

Jamaica Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,910,172 2,264,444 2,478,227 2,670,429
Population Density 174.3 / km² 206.6 / km² 226.1 / km² 243.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Jamaica Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 105,017 102,694 207,712
5-9 113,616 110,444 224,060
10-14 134,806 129,078 263,884
15-19 138,366 133,516 271,882
20-24 123,935 124,154 248,089
25-29 108,751 114,983 223,734
30-34 86,874 96,664 183,539
35-39 85,742 96,085 181,827
40-44 84,767 87,286 172,054
45-49 78,404 75,392 153,796
50-54 66,635 69,888 136,524
55-59 50,223 49,585 99,808
60-64 43,974 43,226 87,201
65-69 32,235 32,312 64,547
70-74 24,397 26,397 50,795
75-79 19,668 22,707 42,375
80-84 13,139 17,318 30,457
85 Plus 10,412 17,737 28,149
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Jamaica Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1300 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1300 70,806 n/a n/a
1400 141,611 7.2% 7,080
1500 283,221 7.2% 14,161
1600 141,611 -6.7% -14,161
1700 70,806 -6.7% -7,080
1800 329,788 16.6% 25,898
1900 719,755 8.1% 38,996
1910 814,929 13.2% 95,174
1920 927,182 13.8% 112,253
1930 1,054,866 13.8% 127,684
1940 1,200,100 13.8% 145,234
1950 1,365,293 13.8% 165,193
1960 1,585,772 16.1% 220,479
1970 1,780,638 12.3% 194,866
1990 2,264,444 12.8% 241,903
2000 2,478,227 9.4% 213,783
2020 2,716,253 4.7% 119,013
2030 2,758,172 1.5% 41,919
2040 2,738,532 -0.7% -19,640
2050 2,668,503 -2.6% -70,029
2060 2,547,533 -4.5% -120,970
2070 2,428,505 -4.7% -119,028
2080 2,326,144 -4.2% -102,361
2090 2,229,378 -4.2% -96,766
2100 2,147,126 -3.7% -82,252
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Jamaica Annual Weather Averages

March Historical Weather Data (1949 to 2020)

Average Temp
26.4°C
79.6°F
Average High
30.7°C
87.3°F
Average Low
22.0°C
71.6°F
   Record High Temperature
34.7°C
94.5°F
   Record Low Temperature
15.6°C
60.1°F
   Average Precipitation
40.4 mm
1.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
5.3 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Cyclone High (8)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (6.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
5. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
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