Jamaica Rural Population 1960-2022

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 2021 was 1,288,936, a 0.37% decline from 2020.
  • Jamaica rural population for 2020 was 1,293,702, a 0.31% decline from 2019.
  • Jamaica rural population for 2019 was 1,297,684, a 0.25% decline from 2018.
  • Jamaica rural population for 2018 was 1,300,903, a 0.19% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Mexico 24,728,980
Iran 20,113,553
Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
Romania 8,730,078
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Paraguay 2,707,654
Cuba 2,569,977
Belarus 1,876,469
Dominican Republic 1,838,800
Bulgaria 1,654,065
Bosnia 1,650,494
Libya 1,322,540
Jamaica 1,288,936
Namibia 1,215,922
Armenia 1,085,415
Albania 1,041,188
Costa Rica 954,579
Jordan 859,928
North Macedonia 851,107
Mauritius 749,824
Lebanon 738,311
Botswana 681,775
Guyana 577,754
Equatorial Guinea 383,337
Fiji 381,565
Maldives 320,181
Gabon 218,243
Belize 217,840
Suriname 199,915
Montenegro 199,534
Samoa 164,634
St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51,793
Dominica 20,645
Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
Tuvalu 4,199
Nauru 0
Jamaica Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,288,936 43.35 -0.37%
2020 1,293,702 43.69 -0.31%
2019 1,297,684 44.02 -0.25%
2018 1,300,903 44.33 -0.19%
2017 1,303,341 44.62 -0.12%
2016 1,304,961 44.90 -0.06%
2015 1,305,789 45.17 0.00%
2014 1,305,772 45.42 0.06%
2013 1,305,001 45.65 0.11%
2012 1,303,627 45.87 0.13%
2011 1,301,907 46.07 0.14%
2010 1,300,036 46.26 0.12%
2009 1,298,472 46.44 0.10%
2008 1,297,158 46.63 0.09%
2007 1,295,974 46.82 0.10%
2006 1,294,630 47.00 0.13%
2005 1,292,979 47.19 0.16%
2004 1,290,977 47.38 0.18%
2003 1,288,690 47.56 0.22%
2002 1,285,806 47.75 0.26%
2001 1,282,441 47.95 0.25%
2000 1,279,193 48.19 0.34%
1999 1,274,900 48.43 0.42%
1998 1,269,609 48.67 0.47%
1997 1,263,663 48.91 0.49%
1996 1,257,439 49.15 0.49%
1995 1,251,270 49.39 0.49%
1994 1,245,112 49.63 0.50%
1993 1,238,912 49.86 0.47%
1992 1,233,083 50.10 0.41%
1991 1,228,056 50.34 0.38%
1990 1,223,405 50.56 0.28%
1989 1,219,998 50.76 0.19%
1988 1,217,741 50.96 0.19%
1987 1,215,445 51.17 0.33%
1986 1,211,437 51.37 0.57%
1985 1,204,563 51.58 0.86%
1984 1,194,237 51.78 1.12%
1983 1,180,939 51.98 1.28%
1982 1,165,890 52.19 0.67%
1981 1,158,085 52.71 0.53%
1980 1,151,950 53.26 0.38%
1979 1,147,630 53.81 0.26%
1978 1,144,664 54.36 0.20%
1977 1,142,372 54.90 0.25%
1976 1,139,559 55.44 0.36%
1975 1,135,427 55.99 0.51%
1974 1,129,606 56.53 0.63%
1973 1,122,495 57.07 0.70%
1972 1,114,708 57.61 0.68%
1971 1,107,187 58.14 0.60%
1970 1,100,549 58.68 0.16%
1969 1,098,771 59.40 -0.01%
1968 1,098,902 60.19 -0.04%
1967 1,099,378 60.96 0.02%
1966 1,099,205 61.74 0.12%
1965 1,097,835 62.50 0.27%
1964 1,094,865 63.26 0.39%
1963 1,090,598 64.02 0.45%
1962 1,085,718 64.76 0.39%
1961 1,081,449 65.50 0.26%
1960 1,078,588 66.23 %