Jamaica Rural Population 1960-2024

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Jamaica rural population for 2022 was 1,215,546, a 0.83% decline from 2021.
  • Jamaica rural population for 2021 was 1,225,749, a 0.53% decline from 2020.
  • Jamaica rural population for 2020 was 1,232,220, a 0.51% decline from 2019.
  • Jamaica rural population for 2019 was 1,238,482, a 0.63% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Mexico 23,843,271
Iran 20,537,534
Turkey 19,609,710
South Africa 18,965,399
Iraq 12,746,359
Algeria 11,328,186
Colombia 9,311,387
Romania 8,627,368
Kazakhstan 8,243,190
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Malaysia 7,393,781
Peru 7,249,838
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Azerbaijan 4,357,959
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Serbia 2,915,423
Cuba 2,533,843
Paraguay 2,521,216
Dominican Republic 1,813,679
Belarus 1,811,720
Bosnia 1,621,904
Bulgaria 1,528,155
Libya 1,273,772
Jamaica 1,215,546
Namibia 1,181,955
Armenia 1,012,841
Albania 1,004,807
Costa Rica 930,373
Jordan 922,394
North Macedonia 841,220
Mauritius 747,287
Botswana 730,591
Guyana 590,192
Lebanon 589,488
Equatorial Guinea 435,309
Fiji 388,373
Maldives 306,227
Gabon 221,340
Belize 217,242
Suriname 208,236
Montenegro 196,160
Samoa 183,207
St. Lucia 145,594
Tonga 82,147
Grenada 79,192
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 47,946
Dominica 20,585
Marshall Islands 8,929
American Samoa 5,669
Tuvalu 3,900
Nauru 0
Jamaica Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,215,546 42.99 -0.84%
2021 1,225,749 43.35 -0.53%
2020 1,232,220 43.69 -0.51%
2019 1,238,482 44.02 -0.64%
2018 1,246,374 44.33 -0.54%
2017 1,253,154 44.62 -0.42%
2016 1,258,466 44.90 -0.29%
2015 1,262,167 45.17 -0.19%
2014 1,264,628 45.42 -0.10%
2013 1,265,933 45.65 0.00%
2012 1,265,873 45.87 0.06%
2011 1,265,160 46.07 0.04%
2010 1,264,618 46.26 0.02%
2009 1,264,365 46.44 0.01%
2008 1,264,286 46.63 -0.03%
2007 1,264,604 46.82 0.03%
2006 1,264,194 47.00 0.08%
2005 1,263,185 47.19 0.09%
2004 1,262,081 47.38 0.09%
2003 1,260,908 47.56 0.09%
2002 1,259,735 47.75 0.07%
2001 1,258,803 47.95 0.01%
2000 1,258,717 48.19 0.12%
1999 1,257,270 48.43 0.27%
1998 1,253,886 48.67 0.35%
1997 1,249,500 48.91 0.38%
1996 1,244,791 49.15 0.45%
1995 1,239,253 49.39 0.52%
1994 1,232,775 49.63 0.54%
1993 1,226,187 49.86 0.52%
1992 1,219,819 50.10 0.46%
1991 1,214,230 50.34 0.41%
1990 1,209,315 50.56 0.38%
1989 1,204,720 50.76 0.38%
1988 1,200,103 50.96 0.39%
1987 1,195,410 51.17 0.48%
1986 1,189,709 51.37 0.64%
1985 1,182,137 51.58 0.83%
1984 1,172,348 51.78 1.00%
1983 1,160,689 51.98 1.11%
1982 1,147,908 52.19 0.50%
1981 1,142,132 52.71 0.41%
1980 1,137,413 53.26 0.33%
1979 1,133,722 53.81 0.25%
1978 1,130,848 54.36 0.24%
1977 1,128,155 54.90 0.26%
1976 1,125,208 55.44 0.33%
1975 1,121,472 55.99 0.46%
1974 1,116,360 56.53 0.56%
1973 1,110,136 57.07 0.62%
1972 1,103,308 57.61 0.61%
1971 1,096,641 58.14 0.53%
1970 1,090,840 58.68 0.09%
1969 1,089,835 59.40 -0.08%
1968 1,090,678 60.19 -0.09%
1967 1,091,609 60.96 -0.03%
1966 1,091,971 61.74 0.01%
1965 1,091,878 62.50 0.05%
1964 1,091,350 63.26 0.06%
1963 1,090,731 64.02 0.03%
1962 1,090,420 64.76 0.06%
1961 1,089,759 65.50 0.19%
1960 1,087,732 66.23 %