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I. Social Facts

The best source for determining the religious affiliation of the population of Jamaica today is the Jamaican census because it includes questions about religious affiliation and is the most comprehensive survey of the population. The most recent census in Jamaica was in 2011 with the prior censuses carried out in 2001 and 1991.

The 2011 census indicates that 68.5% of the population a…

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John C. Knechtle, “Jamaica”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 22 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_00000051>
First published online: 2015

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