Jamaica’s 55-year Population Growth

From 1960 until now, Jamaica’s population has been growing by millions. Below, we have a detailed timeline of the numbers over the years, sourced from The World Bank.

1960: 1.629 million

1961: 1.652 million

1962: 1.678 million

1963: 1.707 million

1964: 1.735 million

1965: 1.76 million

1966: 1.783 million

1967: 1.804 million

1968: 1.824 million

1969: 1.845 million

1970: 1.869 million

1971: 1.896 million

1972: 1.925 million

1973: 1.956 million

1974: 1.986 million

1975: 2.013 million

1976: 2.038 million

1977: 2.059 million

1978: 2.08 million

1979: 2.04 million

1980: 2.133 million

1981: 2.162 million

1982: 2.2 million

1983: 2.241 million

1984: 2.28 million

1985: 2.311 million

1986: 2.336 million

1987: 2.351 million

1988: 2.356 million

1989: 2.35 million

1990: 2.39 million

1991: 2.406 million

1992: 2.423 million

1993: 2.441 million

1994: 2.46 million

1995: 2.48 million

1996: 2.51 million

1997: 2.534 million

1998: 2.557 million

1999: 2.574 million

2000: 2.589 million

2001: 2.606 million

2002: 2.615 million

2003: 2.625 million

2004: 2.634 million

2005: 2.644 million

2006: 2.653 million

2007: 2.662 million

2008: 2.672 million

2009: 2.681 million

2010: 2.691 million

2011: 2.7 million

2012: 2.708 million

2013: 2.715 million

2014: 2.721 million

2015: 2.726 million

 


Source: The World Bank

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