Population of Jamaica

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Jamaica is 2,983,724 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Jamaica is projected at 2,973,463 or 2.973 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Jamaica is projected at 2,961,167 or 2.961 million people for the year 2020. Jamaica ranks number 137th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Jamaica is ranked 13th among 41 countries in North America.

Jamaica's population peak will be 2035 with 3.05 mn people after Jamaica's population will be decreased year by year. The Jamaican population is projected to reach 3.04 million in 2030 and increase further to 2.96 million in 2050 and 1.79 million by 2100. Jamaica accounts for 0.038 percent of the world population. However, its global share declined by 0.056% in 1952 and is projected to decline at 0.016% by 2100.

Jamaica was at 121st position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 150th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Jamaica population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20202,961,16712,8880.440.038
20212,973,46312,2960.420.038
20222,985,09411,6310.390.038
20232,995,99710,9030.370.037
20243,006,09610,0990.340.037
20253,015,3219,2250.310.037
20263,023,6678,3460.280.037
20273,031,1007,4330.250.036
20283,037,6246,5240.220.036
20293,043,2475,6230.190.036
20303,047,9744,7270.160.036
20313,051,7913,8170.130.035
20323,054,7002,9090.100.035
20333,056,6811,9810.060.035
20343,057,7521,0710.040.035
20353,057,8961440.000.034
20363,057,122-774-0.030.034
20373,055,439-1,683-0.060.034
20383,052,866-2,573-0.080.034
20393,049,436-3,430-0.110.033
20403,045,162-4,274-0.140.033
20413,040,070-5,092-0.170.033
20423,034,159-5,911-0.190.033
20433,027,460-6,699-0.220.032
20443,020,005-7,455-0.250.032
20453,011,815-8,190-0.270.032
20463,002,904-8,911-0.300.031
20472,993,301-9,603-0.320.031
20482,982,990-10,311-0.340.031
20492,971,995-10,995-0.370.031
20502,960,317-11,678-0.390.030
20512,947,967-12,350-0.420.030
20522,934,963-13,004-0.440.030
20532,921,302-13,661-0.470.030
20542,906,991-14,311-0.490.029
20552,892,029-14,962-0.510.029
20562,876,428-15,601-0.540.029
20572,860,188-16,240-0.560.028
20582,843,351-16,837-0.590.028
20592,825,902-17,449-0.610.028
20602,807,867-18,035-0.640.028
20612,789,266-18,601-0.660.027
20622,770,097-19,169-0.690.027
20632,750,370-19,727-0.710.027
20642,730,093-20,277-0.740.027
20652,709,266-20,827-0.760.026
20662,687,903-21,363-0.790.026
20672,666,024-21,879-0.810.026
20682,643,625-22,399-0.840.025
20692,620,723-22,902-0.870.025
20702,597,324-23,399-0.890.025
20712,573,432-23,892-0.920.025
20722,549,085-24,347-0.950.024
20732,524,302-24,783-0.970.024
20742,499,108-25,194-1.000.024
20752,473,541-25,567-1.020.023
20762,447,628-25,913-1.050.023
20772,421,391-26,237-1.070.023
20782,394,868-26,523-1.100.023
20792,368,093-26,775-1.120.022
20802,341,115-26,978-1.140.022
20812,313,956-27,159-1.160.022
20822,286,636-27,320-1.180.021
20832,259,193-27,443-1.200.021
20842,231,665-27,528-1.220.021
20852,204,082-27,583-1.240.021
20862,176,454-27,628-1.250.020
20872,148,815-27,639-1.270.020
20882,121,180-27,635-1.290.020
20892,093,576-27,604-1.300.019
20902,066,016-27,560-1.320.019
20912,038,503-27,513-1.330.019
20922,011,053-27,450-1.350.019
20931,983,660-27,393-1.360.018
20941,956,326-27,334-1.380.018
20951,929,039-27,287-1.390.018
20961,901,800-27,239-1.410.018
20971,874,604-27,196-1.430.017
20981,847,427-27,177-1.450.017
20991,820,262-27,165-1.470.017
21001,793,112-27,150-1.490.016

Jamaica population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,402,899--0.055
19511,437,06534,1662.440.056
19521,468,23331,1682.170.056
19531,495,93727,7041.890.056
19541,520,09124,1541.610.056
19551,540,95620,8651.370.056
19561,559,15218,1961.180.055
19571,575,68316,5311.060.055
19581,591,81916,1361.020.054
19591,609,01217,1931.080.054
19601,628,52019,5081.210.054
19611,651,07322,5531.380.053
19621,676,50125,4281.540.053
19631,703,65127,1501.620.053
19641,730,73827,0871.590.053
19651,756,51125,7731.490.053
19661,780,51824,0071.370.052
19671,803,31922,8011.280.052
19681,825,87922,5601.250.051
19691,849,66223,7831.300.051
19701,875,64225,9801.400.051
19711,904,27628,6341.530.050
19721,935,10030,8241.620.050
19731,966,97431,8741.650.050
19741,998,30931,3351.590.050
19752,028,01629,7071.490.050
19762,055,36527,3491.350.049
19772,080,83125,4661.240.049
19782,105,90725,0761.210.049
19792,132,78526,8781.280.049
19802,162,84630,0611.410.049
19812,196,92134,0751.580.048
19822,234,05737,1361.690.048
19832,271,73637,6791.690.048
19842,306,36634,6301.520.048
19852,335,51029,1441.260.048
19862,358,16122,6510.970.048
19872,375,39317,2320.730.047
19882,389,41114,0180.590.046
19892,403,46414,0530.590.046
19902,419,90616,4420.680.045
19912,439,33419,4280.800.045
19922,461,04921,7150.890.045
19932,484,58123,5320.960.045
19942,509,04324,4620.980.044
19952,533,71124,6680.980.044
19962,558,63724,9260.980.044
19972,583,91625,2790.990.044
19982,608,87324,9570.970.044
19992,632,67523,8020.910.043
20002,654,70122,0260.840.043
20012,674,70220,0010.750.043
20022,692,84518,1430.680.043
20032,709,43716,5920.620.042
20042,725,01515,5780.570.042
20052,740,00314,9880.550.042
20062,754,40714,4040.530.042
20072,768,22713,8200.500.041
20082,781,87613,6490.490.041
20092,795,83713,9610.500.041
20102,810,46014,6230.520.040
20112,825,92915,4690.550.040
20122,842,13216,2030.570.040
20132,858,71216,5800.580.040
20142,875,13916,4270.570.039
20152,891,02115,8820.550.039
20162,906,23615,2150.530.039
20172,920,84814,6120.500.039
20182,934,84713,9990.480.038
20192,948,27913,4320.460.038