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    Jamaica People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 2,489,353 (July 1991), growth rate 0.9% (1991)

      Birth rate: 24 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 6 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

      Net migration rate: - 9 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 18 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 72 years male, 76 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 2.6 children born/woman (1991)

      Nationality: noun--Jamaican(s); adjective--Jamaican

      Ethnic divisions: African 76.3%, Afro-European 15.1%, East Indian and Afro-East Indian 3.0%, white 3.2%, Chinese and Afro-Chinese 1.2%, other 1.2%

      Religion: predominantly Protestant 55.9% (Church of God 18.4%, Baptist 10%, Anglican 7.1%, Seven-Day Adventist 6.9%, Pentecostal 5.2%, Methodist 3.1%, United Church 2.7%, other 2.5%), Roman Catholic 5%, other 39.1%, including some spiritualist cults (1982)

      Language: English, Creole

      Literacy: 98% (male 98%, female 99%) age 15 and over having ever attended school (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 1,062,100; services 41%, agriculture 22.5%, industry 19%; unemployed 17.5% (1989)

      Organized labor: 24% of labor force (1989)

      NOTE: The information regarding Jamaica on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jamaica People 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jamaica People 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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