Jamaica Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 1,611,831, a 0.62% increase from 2021.
  • Jamaica urban population for 2021 was 1,601,946, a 0.86% increase from 2020.
  • Jamaica urban population for 2020 was 1,588,216, a 0.82% increase from 2019.
  • Jamaica urban population for 2019 was 1,575,291, a 0.63% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Colombia 42,562,637
South Africa 40,928,486
Thailand 37,919,842
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Dominican Republic 9,415,142
Guatemala 9,141,704
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Belarus 7,396,981
Azerbaijan 5,817,057
Libya 5,538,569
Bulgaria 4,936,942
Lebanon 4,900,251
Paraguay 4,259,528
Costa Rica 4,250,456
Serbia 3,844,664
Turkmenistan 3,440,076
Gabon 2,167,652
Botswana 1,899,705
Albania 1,770,827
Armenia 1,767,628
Jamaica 1,611,831
Bosnia 1,611,622
Namibia 1,385,057
Equatorial Guinea 1,239,599
North Macedonia 1,216,459
Fiji 541,393
Mauritius 515,236
Montenegro 419,999
Suriname 409,804
Guyana 218,534
Maldives 217,560
Belize 188,030
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 56,002
Dominica 52,152
Grenada 46,246
Samoa 39,175
American Samoa 38,604
St. Lucia 34,263
Marshall Islands 32,640
Tonga 24,711
Nauru 12,668
Tuvalu 7,412
Jamaica Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,611,831 57.01 0.62%
2021 1,601,946 56.65 0.86%
2020 1,588,216 56.31 0.82%
2019 1,575,291 55.99 0.63%
2018 1,565,461 55.67 0.66%
2017 1,555,222 55.38 0.71%
2016 1,544,229 55.10 0.78%
2015 1,532,278 54.83 0.81%
2014 1,519,915 54.58 0.84%
2013 1,507,196 54.35 0.88%
2012 1,493,944 54.13 0.87%
2011 1,481,009 53.93 0.80%
2010 1,469,278 53.74 0.77%
2009 1,458,036 53.56 0.75%
2008 1,447,087 53.37 0.73%
2007 1,436,617 53.18 0.78%
2006 1,425,466 53.00 0.83%
2005 1,413,678 52.81 0.83%
2004 1,401,943 52.63 0.85%
2003 1,390,119 52.44 0.84%
2002 1,378,509 52.25 0.87%
2001 1,366,602 52.05 0.96%
2000 1,353,488 51.81 1.08%
1999 1,339,001 51.57 1.23%
1998 1,322,681 51.34 1.31%
1997 1,305,454 51.10 1.34%
1996 1,288,103 50.86 1.41%
1995 1,270,119 50.62 1.48%
1994 1,251,407 50.38 1.49%
1993 1,232,875 50.14 1.48%
1992 1,214,755 49.90 1.42%
1991 1,197,637 49.66 1.25%
1990 1,182,715 49.44 1.20%
1989 1,168,645 49.24 1.20%
1988 1,154,702 49.04 1.21%
1987 1,140,835 48.83 1.29%
1986 1,126,162 48.63 1.46%
1985 1,109,893 48.42 1.65%
1984 1,091,747 48.22 1.82%
1983 1,072,093 48.02 1.92%
1982 1,051,698 47.81 2.62%
1981 1,024,525 47.29 2.61%
1980 998,133 46.74 2.53%
1979 973,215 46.19 2.45%
1978 949,637 45.65 2.44%
1977 926,772 45.10 2.46%
1976 904,278 44.56 2.54%
1975 881,622 44.01 2.66%
1974 858,520 43.47 2.76%
1973 835,184 42.93 2.82%
1972 811,991 42.40 2.81%
1971 789,502 41.86 2.73%
1970 768,251 41.32 3.10%
1969 744,780 40.60 3.17%
1968 721,531 39.82 3.18%
1967 698,971 39.04 3.22%
1966 676,832 38.27 3.26%
1965 655,099 37.50 3.30%
1964 633,831 36.74 3.32%
1963 613,137 35.99 3.28%
1962 593,341 35.24 3.31%
1961 573,995 34.50 3.44%
1960 554,599 33.77 %