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Jamaica
(3,733 words)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

2,913,000

Area

11,000 sq. km (4,200 sq. mi)

Population density

270/sq. km (690/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.29% (per 1,000: births 15, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

22%

Urban dwellers

56% (0.79% p.a.)

Capital city

Kingston 591,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

95% Jamaican Creole English, 2% Haitian Creole, 1% English, 1% Hindi, plus 4 others

Peoples

78% Jamaican Black; 1…

Cite this page
“Jamaica”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02JAM>
First published online: 2020



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