Jamaica Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Jamaica population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Jamaica in 2019 is 268.27 people per square kilometer, a 0.46% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2018 was 267.05 people per square kilometer, a 0.48% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2017 was 265.77 people per square kilometer, a 0.5% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2016 was 264.44 people per square kilometer, a 0.53% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Maldives 1,769.84
Lebanon 656.05
Mauritius 622.39
Nauru 537.80
Tuvalu 388.20
Grenada 329.42
Marshall Islands 326.62
American Samoa 276.56
Jamaica 268.27
Dominican Republic 220.65
Guatemala 161.46
China 149.93
Tonga 139.33
Thailand 135.69
Azerbaijan 116.02
Jordan 113.10
Turkey 106.23
Cuba 103.14
Albania 100.21
Armenia 99.45
Serbia 99.28
Costa Rica 98.78
Malaysia 96.72
Dominica 95.74
Iraq 90.36
Romania 81.23
North Macedonia 81.04
Samoa 69.40
Ecuador 67.77
Mexico 64.94
Bulgaria 63.06
Fiji 48.71
Equatorial Guinea 48.34
South Africa 48.03
Iran 47.51
Belarus 45.53
Montenegro 45.47
Colombia 44.09
Venezuela 31.27
Peru 25.30
Brazil 24.78
Algeria 18.08
Paraguay 17.32
Belize 16.99
Turkmenistan 12.17
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.12
Kazakhstan 6.81
Botswana 3.96
Libya 3.85
Guyana 3.64
Suriname 3.55
Namibia 3.03
Jamaica - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 268.27 0.46%
2018 267.05 0.48%
2017 265.77 0.50%
2016 264.44 0.53%
2015 263.06 0.55%
2014 261.61 0.57%
2013 260.12 0.58%
2012 258.61 0.57%
2011 257.14 0.55%
2010 255.73 0.52%
2009 254.40 0.50%
2008 253.13 0.49%
2007 251.89 0.50%
2006 250.63 0.53%
2005 249.32 0.55%
2004 247.95 0.57%
2003 246.54 0.62%
2002 245.03 0.68%
2001 243.38 0.75%
2000 241.56 0.84%
1999 239.55 0.91%
1998 237.39 0.97%
1997 235.12 0.99%
1996 232.82 0.98%
1995 230.55 0.98%
1994 228.30 0.98%
1993 226.08 0.96%
1992 223.94 0.89%
1991 221.96 0.80%
1990 220.19 0.68%
1989 218.70 0.59%
1988 217.42 0.59%
1987 216.14 0.73%
1986 214.57 0.97%
1985 212.51 1.26%
1984 209.86 1.52%
1983 206.71 1.69%
1982 203.28 1.69%
1981 199.90 1.58%
1980 196.80 1.41%
1979 194.07 1.28%
1978 191.62 1.21%
1977 189.34 1.24%
1976 187.02 1.35%
1975 184.53 1.49%
1974 181.83 1.59%
1973 178.98 1.65%
1972 176.08 1.62%
1971 173.27 1.53%
1970 170.67 1.40%
1969 168.30 1.30%
1968 166.14 1.25%
1967 164.09 1.28%
1966 162.01 1.37%
1965 159.83 1.49%
1964 157.48 1.59%
1963 155.02 1.62%
1962 152.55 1.54%
1961 150.23 1.38%
1960 148.18 1.21%
1959 146.41 1.08%
1958 144.84 1.02%
1957 143.37 1.06%
1956 141.87 1.18%
1955 140.21 1.37%
1954 138.32 1.61%
1953 136.12 1.89%
1952 133.60 2.17%
1951 130.76 2.44%
1950 127.65 0.00%