Jamaica Population: The timeline of total, male, female populations and growth rates

The population of Jamaica is 2,948,279 and the population growth amounts 0.46% (2019). The male and female population are 1,463,721 (49.65%) and 1,484,558 (50.35%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 0.53% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Jamaica population history (1960-). Growth(%) is the Y/Y ratio of total population and the percent values below the male and female populations mean the ratios of those by the total population.

Year Total Growth(%) Male Female
2019 2,948,279 0.46% 1,463,721
49.65%
1,484,558
50.35%
2018 2,934,855 0.48% 1,457,454
49.66%
1,477,401
50.34%
2017 2,920,853 0.50% 1,450,843
49.67%
1,470,010
50.33%
2016 2,906,238 0.52% 1,443,915
49.68%
1,462,323
50.32%
2015 2,891,021 0.55% 1,436,699
49.70%
1,454,322
50.30%
2014 2,875,136 0.57% 1,429,206
49.71%
1,445,930
50.29%
2013 2,858,709 0.58% 1,421,484
49.72%
1,437,225
50.28%
2012 2,842,132 0.57% 1,413,584
49.74%
1,428,548
50.26%
2011 2,825,929 0.55% 1,405,568
49.74%
1,420,361
50.26%
2010 2,810,460 0.52% 1,397,510
49.73%
1,412,950
50.27%
2009 2,795,837 0.50% 1,389,345
49.69%
1,406,492
50.31%
2008 2,781,876 0.49% 1,381,082
49.65%
1,400,794
50.35%
2007 2,768,227 0.50% 1,372,887
49.59%
1,395,340
50.41%
2006 2,754,407 0.52% 1,365,001
49.56%
1,389,406
50.44%
2005 2,740,003 0.55% 1,357,543
49.55%
1,382,460
50.45%
2004 2,725,015 0.57% 1,350,679
49.57%
1,374,336
50.43%
2003 2,709,437 0.61% 1,344,245
49.61%
1,365,192
50.39%
2002 2,692,845 0.67% 1,337,591
49.67%
1,355,254
50.33%
2001 2,674,702 0.75% 1,329,826
49.72%
1,344,876
50.28%
2000 2,654,701 0.83% 1,320,371
49.74%
1,334,330
50.26%
1999 2,632,675 0.90% 1,309,001
49.72%
1,323,674
50.28%
1998 2,608,873 0.96% 1,296,022
49.68%
1,312,851
50.32%
1997 2,583,916 0.98% 1,281,991
49.61%
1,301,925
50.39%
1996 2,558,637 0.97% 1,267,704
49.55%
1,290,933
50.45%
1995 2,533,711 0.97% 1,253,783
49.48%
1,279,928
50.52%
1994 2,509,043 0.97% 1,240,174
49.43%
1,268,869
50.57%
1993 2,484,581 0.95% 1,226,817
49.38%
1,257,764
50.62%
1992 2,461,049 0.88% 1,214,273
49.34%
1,246,776
50.66%
1991 2,439,334 0.80% 1,203,225
49.33%
1,236,109
50.67%
1990 2,419,906 0.68% 1,194,060
49.34%
1,225,846
50.66%
1989 2,403,464 0.58% 1,187,265
49.40%
1,216,199
50.60%
1988 2,389,411 0.59% 1,182,400
49.48%
1,207,011
50.52%
1987 2,375,393 0.73% 1,177,813
49.58%
1,197,580
50.42%
1986 2,358,161 0.96% 1,171,210
49.67%
1,186,951
50.33%
1985 2,335,510 1.25% 1,161,017
49.71%
1,174,493
50.29%
1984 2,306,366 1.50% 1,146,540
49.71%
1,159,826
50.29%
1983 2,271,736 1.66% 1,128,424
49.67%
1,143,312
50.33%
1982 2,234,057 1.66% 1,108,124
49.60%
1,125,933
50.40%
1981 2,196,921 1.55% 1,087,800
49.51%
1,109,121
50.49%
1980 2,162,846 1.39% 1,068,998
49.43%
1,093,848
50.57%
1979 2,132,785 1.26% 1,052,180
49.33%
1,080,605
50.67%
1978 2,105,907 1.19% 1,036,888
49.24%
1,069,019
50.76%
1977 2,080,831 1.22% 1,022,607
49.14%
1,058,224
50.86%
1976 2,055,365 1.33% 1,008,477
49.07%
1,046,888
50.93%
1975 2,028,016 1.46% 993,863
49.01%
1,034,153
50.99%
1974 1,998,309 1.57% 978,740
48.98%
1,019,569
51.02%
1973 1,966,974 1.62% 963,372
48.98%
1,003,602
51.02%
1972 1,935,100 1.59% 947,807
48.98%
987,293
51.02%
1971 1,904,276 1.50% 932,132
48.95%
972,144
51.05%
1970 1,875,642 1.39% 916,459
48.86%
959,183
51.14%
1969 1,849,662 1.29% 900,785
48.70%
948,877
51.30%
1968 1,825,879 1.24% 885,154
48.48%
940,725
51.52%
1967 1,803,319 1.26% 869,798
48.23%
933,521
51.77%
1966 1,780,518 1.35% 854,976
48.02%
925,542
51.98%
1965 1,756,511 1.47% 840,917
47.87%
915,594
52.13%
1964 1,730,738 1.57% 827,567
47.82%
903,171
52.18%
1963 1,703,651 1.59% 814,913
47.83%
888,738
52.17%
1962 1,676,501 1.52% 803,215
47.91%
873,286
52.09%
1961 1,651,073 1.37% 792,817
48.02%
858,256
51.98%
1960 1,628,520 N/A% 783,858
48.13%
844,662
51.87%

Growth rates of Jamaica population (1961-)

The below chart is the timeline of Jamaica population growth rates for 60 years.

Jamaica population and growth rate by ages

The Jamaica population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 693,766, 1,991,456, 263,057 respectively in 2019.

The percentages below population values ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over in each year represent the ratios of them by the total population.

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 2,948,279 693,766
23.53%
1,991,456
67.55%
263,057
8.92%
2018 2,934,855 697,031
23.75%
1,979,655
67.45%
258,169
8.80%
2017 2,920,853 701,420
24.01%
1,965,513
67.29%
253,919
8.69%
2016 2,906,238 706,329
24.30%
1,949,952
67.10%
249,956
8.60%
2015 2,891,021 711,161
24.60%
1,933,813
66.89%
246,047
8.51%
2014 2,875,136 718,652
25.00%
1,913,523
66.55%
242,961
8.45%
2013 2,858,709 727,318
25.44%
1,891,552
66.17%
239,839
8.39%
2012 2,842,132 737,186
25.94%
1,868,185
65.73%
236,761
8.33%
2011 2,825,929 747,935
26.47%
1,844,049
65.25%
233,945
8.28%
2010 2,810,460 759,216
27.01%
1,819,691
64.75%
231,553
8.24%
2009 2,795,837 773,818
27.68%
1,793,980
64.17%
228,039
8.16%
2008 2,781,876 787,830
28.32%
1,768,910
63.59%
225,136
8.09%
2007 2,768,227 800,728
28.93%
1,744,997
63.04%
222,502
8.04%
2006 2,754,407 813,008
29.52%
1,721,514
62.50%
219,885
7.98%
2005 2,740,003 825,498
30.13%
1,697,325
61.95%
217,180
7.93%
2004 2,725,015 833,138
30.57%
1,677,105
61.54%
214,772
7.88%
2003 2,709,437 840,269
31.01%
1,656,448
61.14%
212,720
7.85%
2002 2,692,845 846,546
31.44%
1,635,390
60.73%
210,909
7.83%
2001 2,674,702 851,128
31.82%
1,614,390
60.36%
209,184
7.82%
2000 2,654,701 853,467
32.15%
1,593,832
60.04%
207,402
7.81%
1999 2,632,675 853,634
32.42%
1,576,056
59.87%
202,985
7.71%
1998 2,608,873 852,959
32.69%
1,557,306
59.69%
198,608
7.61%
1997 2,583,916 851,897
32.97%
1,537,614
59.51%
194,405
7.52%
1996 2,558,637 850,563
33.24%
1,517,607
59.31%
190,467
7.44%
1995 2,533,711 849,184
33.52%
1,497,748
59.11%
186,779
7.37%
1994 2,509,043 847,332
33.77%
1,476,917
58.86%
184,794
7.37%
1993 2,484,581 844,270
33.98%
1,457,587
58.67%
182,724
7.35%
1992 2,461,049 841,175
34.18%
1,439,306
58.48%
180,568
7.34%
1991 2,439,334 840,335
34.45%
1,420,689
58.24%
178,310
7.31%
1990 2,419,906 842,997
34.84%
1,400,956
57.89%
175,953
7.27%
1989 2,403,464 844,337
35.13%
1,386,477
57.69%
172,650
7.18%
1988 2,389,411 849,546
35.55%
1,370,215
57.35%
169,650
7.10%
1987 2,375,393 856,726
36.07%
1,351,761
56.91%
166,906
7.03%
1986 2,358,161 862,200
36.56%
1,331,576
56.47%
164,385
6.97%
1985 2,335,510 863,562
36.98%
1,309,936
56.09%
162,012
6.94%
1984 2,306,366 866,614
37.57%
1,280,311
55.51%
159,441
6.91%
1983 2,271,736 865,802
38.11%
1,249,424
55.00%
156,510
6.89%
1982 2,234,057 862,587
38.61%
1,218,184
54.53%
153,286
6.86%
1981 2,196,921 859,695
39.13%
1,187,427
54.05%
149,799
6.82%
1980 2,162,846 859,130
39.72%
1,157,679
53.53%
146,037
6.75%
1979 2,132,785 861,132
40.38%
1,131,101
53.03%
140,552
6.59%
1978 2,105,907 867,042
41.17%
1,103,748
52.41%
135,117
6.42%
1977 2,080,831 876,566
42.13%
1,074,488
51.64%
129,777
6.24%
1976 2,055,365 888,195
43.21%
1,042,761
50.73%
124,409
6.05%
1975 2,028,016 900,343
44.40%
1,008,804
49.74%
118,869
5.86%
1974 1,998,309 898,898
44.98%
982,863
49.18%
116,548
5.83%
1973 1,966,974 894,639
45.48%
958,447
48.73%
113,888
5.79%
1972 1,935,100 887,432
45.86%
936,628
48.40%
111,040
5.74%
1971 1,904,276 877,534
46.08%
918,508
48.23%
108,234
5.68%
1970 1,875,642 865,589
46.15%
904,437
48.22%
105,616
5.63%
1969 1,849,662 845,361
45.70%
901,085
48.72%
103,216
5.58%
1968 1,825,879 823,180
45.08%
901,608
49.38%
101,091
5.54%
1967 1,803,319 799,893
44.36%
904,269
50.14%
99,157
5.50%
1966 1,780,518 776,730
43.62%
906,491
50.91%
97,297
5.46%
1965 1,756,511 754,825
42.97%
906,263
51.59%
95,423
5.43%
1964 1,730,738 740,198
42.77%
900,496
52.03%
90,044
5.20%
1963 1,703,651 725,142
42.56%
893,670
52.46%
84,839
4.98%
1962 1,676,501 709,056
42.29%
887,730
52.95%
79,715
4.75%
1961 1,651,073 692,113
41.92%
884,107
53.55%
74,853
4.53%
1960 1,628,520 675,161
41.46%
882,766
54.21%
70,593
4.33%

The below chart and table represents Jamaica population growth rates (Y/Y, %) by ages 0-14 (children), ages 15-64, ages 65 and above (elderly people).

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 0.46% -0.47% 0.60% 1.89%
2018 0.48% -0.63% 0.72% 1.67%
2017 0.50% -0.70% 0.80% 1.59%
2016 0.53% -0.68% 0.83% 1.59%
2015 0.55% -1.04% 1.06% 1.27%
2014 0.57% -1.19% 1.16% 1.30%
2013 0.58% -1.34% 1.25% 1.30%
2012 0.57% -1.44% 1.31% 1.20%
2011 0.55% -1.49% 1.34% 1.03%
2010 0.52% -1.89% 1.43% 1.54%
2009 0.50% -1.78% 1.42% 1.29%
2008 0.49% -1.61% 1.37% 1.18%
2007 0.50% -1.51% 1.36% 1.19%
2006 0.53% -1.51% 1.43% 1.25%
2005 0.55% -0.92% 1.21% 1.12%
2004 0.57% -0.85% 1.25% 0.96%
2003 0.62% -0.74% 1.29% 0.86%
2002 0.68% -0.54% 1.30% 0.82%
2001 0.75% -0.27% 1.29% 0.86%
2000 0.84% -0.02% 1.13% 2.18%
1999 0.91% 0.08% 1.20% 2.20%
1998 0.97% 0.12% 1.28% 2.16%
1997 0.99% 0.16% 1.32% 2.07%
1996 0.98% 0.16% 1.33% 1.97%
1995 0.98% 0.22% 1.41% 1.07%
1994 0.98% 0.36% 1.33% 1.13%
1993 0.96% 0.37% 1.27% 1.19%
1992 0.89% 0.10% 1.31% 1.27%
1991 0.80% -0.32% 1.41% 1.34%
1990 0.68% -0.16% 1.04% 1.91%
1989 0.59% -0.61% 1.19% 1.77%
1988 0.59% -0.84% 1.37% 1.64%
1987 0.73% -0.63% 1.52% 1.53%
1986 0.97% -0.16% 1.65% 1.46%
1985 1.26% -0.35% 2.31% 1.61%
1984 1.52% 0.09% 2.47% 1.87%
1983 1.69% 0.37% 2.56% 2.10%
1982 1.69% 0.34% 2.59% 2.33%
1981 1.58% 0.07% 2.57% 2.58%
1980 1.41% -0.23% 2.35% 3.90%
1979 1.28% -0.68% 2.48% 4.02%
1978 1.21% -1.09% 2.72% 4.11%
1977 1.24% -1.31% 3.04% 4.31%
1976 1.35% -1.35% 3.37% 4.66%
1975 1.49% 0.16% 2.64% 1.99%
1974 1.59% 0.48% 2.55% 2.34%
1973 1.65% 0.81% 2.33% 2.56%
1972 1.62% 1.13% 1.97% 2.59%
1971 1.53% 1.38% 1.56% 2.48%
1970 1.40% 2.39% 0.37% 2.33%
1969 1.30% 2.69% -0.06% 2.10%
1968 1.25% 2.91% -0.29% 1.95%
1967 1.28% 2.98% -0.25% 1.91%
1966 1.37% 2.90% 0.03% 1.96%
1965 1.49% 1.98% 0.64% 5.97%
1964 1.59% 2.08% 0.76% 6.14%
1963 1.62% 2.27% 0.67% 6.43%
1962 1.54% 2.45% 0.41% 6.50%
1961 1.38% 2.51% 0.15% 6.03%

Global rank of Jamaica population

The global rank of Jamaica population is 124 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 124
0-14 124
15-64 125
65 over 123

Data Source

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