Jamaica Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Jamaica population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Jamaica in 2021 is 270.56 people per square kilometer, a 0.42% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2020 was 269.44 people per square kilometer, a 0.44% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Maldives 1,812.06
Lebanon 647.77
Mauritius 624.23
Nauru 543.80
Tuvalu 397.70
Grenada 332.41
Marshall Islands 331.17
American Samoa 275.50
Jamaica 270.56
Dominican Republic 225.06
Guatemala 167.60
China 151.02
Tonga 142.35
Thailand 136.32
Azerbaijan 118.05
Jordan 114.97
Turkey 108.29
Cuba 103.00
Costa Rica 100.57
Albania 99.93
Armenia 99.80
Malaysia 99.22
Serbia 98.43
Dominica 96.22
Iraq 94.65
North Macedonia 81.01
Romania 80.23
Samoa 70.48
Ecuador 69.78
Mexico 66.31
Bulgaria 62.13
Equatorial Guinea 51.69
Fiji 49.42
South Africa 49.25
Iran 48.72
Belarus 45.49
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.90
Venezuela 31.47
Peru 25.96
Brazil 25.13
Algeria 18.73
Paraguay 17.75
Belize 17.63
Turkmenistan 12.53
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.51
Kazakhstan 6.97
Botswana 4.12
Libya 3.95
Guyana 3.68
Suriname 3.61
Namibia 3.14
Jamaica - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 270.56 0.42%
2020 269.44 0.44%
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%