Kingston · Population

Question: What is the population of Kingston? Answer: Kingston, Jamaica (Administrative unit: Kingston & St. Andrew) - last known population is ≈ 584 600 (year 2011). This was 21.241% of total Jamaica population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2001-2011 (+0.09%/year), Kingston population in 2017 would be: 587 946*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1960-1970] +2.32 %/year
[1970-1982] +0.85 %/year
[1982-1991] +0.84 %/year
[1991-2001] +0.23 %/year
[2001-2011] +0.09 %/year

Location

GPS coordinates: 17.997, -76.794

Local time in Kingston: 22:51 Sunday GMT-5.

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Kingston on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1960c, 1970c, 1982c, 1991c, 2001c, 2011c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Statistical Institute of Jamaica
Statinja.gov.jm, Population Census data 2001, 2011
CARICOM: National Census Report Jamaica 2001 p.18-
• Statistical yearbook of Jamaica, ed . 1999.
Minister of Local Government, Youth & Community Development
• The Statesman's Year Book 1970/71 ISBN 978-0-230-27099-2, p455+
• Hammond world atlas, 1976
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).