Tag: World Population Day

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








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Five Facts – World Population Day






World Population Day was observed on Thursday, July 11 and this year, the focus is on teenage pregnancy. The day was first observed in 1989, in order to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues in the








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