Jamaica Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Jamaica urban population for 2021 was 1,684,526, a 1.02% increase from 2020.
  • Jamaica urban population for 2020 was 1,667,459, a 1.02% increase from 2019.
  • Jamaica urban population for 2019 was 1,650,593, a 1.02% increase from 2018.
  • Jamaica urban population for 2018 was 1,633,950, a 1.02% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Mexico 105,533,240
Turkey 65,116,373
Iran 64,915,207
Colombia 41,904,698
South Africa 40,736,693
Thailand 36,488,459
Algeria 33,132,753
Iraq 29,286,343
Peru 26,187,142
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Ecuador 11,513,201
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Jordan 9,409,094
Dominican Republic 9,114,914
Guatemala 8,938,987
Cuba 8,747,521
Belarus 7,463,845
Lebanon 6,030,840
Azerbaijan 5,760,046
Libya 5,635,998
Bulgaria 5,245,060
Paraguay 4,511,987
Costa Rica 4,184,474
Serbia 3,877,239
Turkmenistan 3,242,382
Gabon 2,060,586
Armenia 1,882,713
Albania 1,770,478
Botswana 1,715,465
Jamaica 1,684,526
Bosnia 1,612,965
Namibia 1,371,422
North Macedonia 1,213,985
Equatorial Guinea 1,066,554
Fiji 521,334
Mauritius 516,236
Montenegro 420,639
Suriname 391,883
Maldives 223,439
Guyana 212,575
Belize 187,075
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 59,476
Dominica 51,527
American Samoa 48,033
Marshall Islands 46,599
Grenada 41,470
Samoa 35,510
St. Lucia 34,926
Tonga 24,666
Nauru 10,873
Tuvalu 7,726
Jamaica Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,684,526 56.65 1.02%
2020 1,667,459 56.31 1.02%
2019 1,650,593 55.99 1.01%
2018 1,633,950 55.67 1.01%
2017 1,617,507 55.38 1.01%
2016 1,601,281 55.10 1.01%
2015 1,585,235 54.83 1.01%
2014 1,569,365 54.58 1.00%
2013 1,553,709 54.35 0.98%
2012 1,538,501 54.13 0.95%
2011 1,524,025 53.93 0.90%
2010 1,510,428 53.74 0.87%
2009 1,497,367 53.56 0.85%
2008 1,484,711 53.37 0.84%
2007 1,472,255 53.18 0.85%
2006 1,459,784 53.00 0.88%
2005 1,447,021 52.81 0.90%
2004 1,434,040 52.63 0.93%
2003 1,420,748 52.44 0.97%
2002 1,407,037 52.25 1.06%
2001 1,392,265 52.05 1.21%
2000 1,375,505 51.81 1.30%
1999 1,357,777 51.57 1.37%
1998 1,339,265 51.34 1.43%
1997 1,320,251 51.10 1.45%
1996 1,301,192 50.86 1.45%
1995 1,282,435 50.62 1.45%
1994 1,263,930 50.38 1.46%
1993 1,245,671 50.14 1.43%
1992 1,227,964 49.90 1.37%
1991 1,211,273 49.66 1.23%
1990 1,196,496 49.44 1.10%
1989 1,183,466 49.24 1.00%
1988 1,171,674 49.04 1.01%
1987 1,159,955 48.83 1.15%
1986 1,146,728 48.63 1.39%
1985 1,130,947 48.42 1.68%
1984 1,112,130 48.22 1.94%
1983 1,090,796 48.02 2.10%
1982 1,068,172 47.81 2.78%
1981 1,038,836 47.29 2.73%
1980 1,010,889 46.74 2.58%
1979 985,154 46.19 2.46%
1978 961,239 45.65 2.40%
1977 938,452 45.10 2.44%
1976 915,812 44.56 2.57%
1975 892,592 44.01 2.71%
1974 868,707 43.47 2.83%
1973 844,483 42.93 2.90%
1972 820,381 42.40 2.88%
1971 797,094 41.86 2.80%
1970 775,088 41.32 3.17%
1969 750,887 40.60 3.24%
1968 726,971 39.82 3.22%
1967 703,946 39.04 3.27%
1966 681,317 38.27 3.38%
1965 658,673 37.50 3.52%
1964 635,874 36.74 3.65%
1963 613,062 35.99 3.70%
1962 590,782 35.24 3.65%
1961 569,618 34.50 3.52%
1960 549,936 33.77 %