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    Jamaica People - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/jamaica/jamaica_people.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      2,713,130 (July 2004 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 28.2% (male 390,966; female 372,961)
      15-64 years: 65% (male 883,053; female 880,296)
      65 years and over: 6.9% (male 82,788; female 103,066) (2004 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 26.8 years
      male: 26.2 years
      female: 27.6 years (2004 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      0.66% (2004 est.)

      Birth rate:
      16.94 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Death rate:
      5.4 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      -4.92 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2004 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 12.81 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 11.75 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
      male: 13.82 deaths/1,000 live births

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 76.07 years
      male: 74.04 years
      female: 78.21 years (2004 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      1.98 children born/woman (2004 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      1.2% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      20,000 (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      980 (2001 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Jamaican(s)
      adjective: Jamaican

      Ethnic groups:
      black 90.9%, East Indian 1.3%, white 0.2%, Chinese 0.2%, mixed 7.3%, other 0.1%

      Religions:
      Protestant 61.3% (Church of God 21.2%, Baptist 8.8%, Anglican 5.5%, Seventh-Day Adventist 9%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Methodist 2.7%, United Church 2.7%, Brethren 1.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.6%, Moravian 1.1%), Roman Catholic 4%, other including some spiritual cults 34.7%

      Languages:
      English, patois English

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
      total population: 87.9%
      male: 84.1%
      female: 91.6% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Jamaica on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jamaica People 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jamaica People 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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