Jamaica Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Jamaica population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Jamaica in 2023 is 257.10 people per square kilometer, a 0.06% decline from 2022.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2022 was 257.27 people per square kilometer, a 0.01% decline from 2021.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2021 was 257.30 people per square kilometer, a 0.26% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Jamaica in 2020 was 256.64 people per square kilometer, a 0.24% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Maldives 1,736.74
Nauru 639.00
Mauritius 637.53
Lebanon 512.34
Tuvalu 379.87
Grenada 371.13
Jamaica 257.10
Marshall Islands 233.31
Dominican Republic 232.85
American Samoa 219.57
Guatemala 166.15
China 148.51
Tonga 143.70
Thailand 139.93
Jordan 126.93
Azerbaijan 120.24
Iraq 104.60
Malaysia 103.86
Costa Rica 102.00
Cuba 101.88
Albania 98.52
Dominica 97.39
Armenia 93.41
Romania 83.44
North Macedonia 81.12
Serbia 80.91
Samoa 79.47
Ecuador 70.95
Mexico 65.39
Equatorial Guinea 61.13
Bulgaria 60.25
Fiji 51.25
Iran 51.10
South Africa 49.56
Belarus 45.75
Colombia 45.62
Montenegro 45.36
Venezuela 31.62
Peru 26.73
Brazil 25.41
Algeria 19.15
Belize 17.89
Paraguay 16.87
Turkmenistan 13.35
Gabon 9.10
Russia 8.45
Kazakhstan 7.20
Botswana 4.60
Libya 3.91
Suriname 3.80
Guyana 3.79
Namibia 3.16
Jamaica - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 257.10 -0.06%
2022 257.27 -0.01%
2021 257.30 0.26%
2020 256.64 0.24%
2019 256.03 0.07%
2018 255.85 0.12%
2017 255.54 0.20%
2016 255.02 0.30%
2015 254.27 0.36%
2014 253.37 0.41%
2013 252.33 0.48%
2012 251.12 0.50%
2011 249.88 0.45%
2010 248.76 0.42%
2009 247.72 0.41%
2008 246.71 0.38%
2007 245.79 0.43%
2006 244.74 0.48%
2005 243.57 0.48%
2004 242.40 0.49%
2003 241.22 0.48%
2002 240.06 0.49%
2001 238.89 0.51%
2000 237.69 0.61%
1999 236.24 0.76%
1998 234.45 0.85%
1997 232.48 0.87%
1996 230.47 0.94%
1995 228.33 1.01%
1994 226.04 1.02%
1993 223.75 1.01%
1992 221.53 0.94%
1991 219.46 0.83%
1990 217.66 0.79%
1989 215.96 0.79%
1988 214.27 0.79%
1987 212.58 0.88%
1986 210.73 1.04%
1985 208.56 1.23%
1984 206.01 1.40%
1983 203.16 1.51%
1982 200.15 1.52%
1981 197.15 1.46%
1980 194.32 1.36%
1979 191.71 1.27%
1978 189.31 1.24%
1977 186.98 1.25%
1976 184.67 1.32%
1975 182.27 1.43%
1974 179.70 1.52%
1973 177.01 1.57%
1972 174.28 1.55%
1971 171.62 1.46%
1970 169.16 1.33%
1969 166.93 1.24%
1968 164.90 1.21%
1967 162.93 1.23%
1966 160.95 1.25%
1965 158.96 1.26%
1964 156.98 1.25%
1963 155.04 1.19%
1962 153.21 1.20%
1961 151.39 1.30%
1960 149.44 1.25%
1959 147.59 1.14%
1958 145.93 1.09%
1957 144.35 1.04%
1956 142.86 1.11%
1955 141.30 1.28%
1954 139.51 1.54%
1953 137.40 1.87%
1952 134.88 2.34%
1951 131.79 2.91%
1950 128.07 0.00%