Kingston, Jamaica Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kingston, Jamaica metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Kingston in 2020 is 591,000, a 0.17% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Kingston in 2019 was 590,000, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Kingston in 2018 was 589,000, a 0.17% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Kingston in 2017 was 588,000, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Jamaica
City Name Population
Kingston 591,000
Kingston - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 591,000 0.17%
2019 590,000 0.17%
2018 589,000 0.17%
2017 588,000 0.00%
2016 588,000 0.17%
2015 587,000 0.00%
2014 587,000 0.17%
2013 586,000 0.00%
2012 586,000 0.17%
2011 585,000 0.17%
2010 584,000 0.00%
2009 584,000 0.17%
2008 583,000 0.00%
2007 583,000 0.17%
2006 582,000 0.17%
2005 581,000 0.00%
2004 581,000 0.17%
2003 580,000 0.00%
2002 580,000 0.17%
2001 579,000 0.17%
2000 578,000 0.35%
1999 576,000 0.17%
1998 575,000 0.17%
1997 574,000 0.35%
1996 572,000 0.18%
1995 571,000 0.18%
1994 570,000 0.18%
1993 569,000 0.35%
1992 567,000 0.18%
1991 566,000 0.71%
1990 562,000 0.90%
1989 557,000 0.72%
1988 553,000 0.91%
1987 548,000 0.92%
1986 543,000 0.74%
1985 539,000 0.94%
1984 534,000 0.95%
1983 529,000 0.76%
1982 525,000 0.77%
1981 521,000 0.97%
1980 516,000 0.78%
1979 512,000 0.79%
1978 508,000 0.99%
1977 503,000 0.80%
1976 499,000 0.81%
1975 495,000 0.81%
1974 491,000 0.82%
1973 487,000 0.83%
1972 483,000 0.84%
1971 479,000 0.84%
1970 475,000 1.28%
1969 469,000 1.08%
1968 464,000 1.31%
1967 458,000 1.33%
1966 452,000 1.12%
1965 447,000 1.13%
1964 442,000 1.38%
1963 436,000 1.16%
1962 431,000 1.17%
1961 426,000 1.19%
1960 421,000 3.69%
1959 406,000 4.37%
1958 389,000 4.29%
1957 373,000 4.19%
1956 358,000 4.37%
1955 343,000 4.26%
1954 329,000 4.44%
1953 315,000 3.96%
1952 303,000 4.48%
1951 290,000 4.32%
1950 278,000 0.00%