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Jamaica

Jamaica Urban and rural Stats

Definitions

  • Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • Female urban population: Total number of females living in urban areas by country.
  • Females living in cities proper: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Females living in urban agglomerations: Total number of females living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Male rural population: Total number of males living in rural areas by country.
  • Male rural population per thousand people: Total number of males living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male urban population: Total number of males living in urban areas by country.
  • Males living in cities proper: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Males living in urban agglomerations: Total number of males living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Population living in cities proper: Each city population by sex, city and city type.
  • Population living in urban agglomerations: Total population living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas by country.
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Urban population: Total population living in urban areas by country.
  • Urban population per thousand people: Total population living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Female rural population 610,254 2011 44th out of 62
Female urban population 753,196 2011 51st out of 61
Females living in cities proper 76,594 2011 31st out of 46
Females living in urban agglomerations 287,775 1991 1st out of 1
Male rural population 633,576 2011 44th out of 61
Male rural population per thousand people 234.09 2011 19th out of 61
Male urban population 700,957 2011 50th out of 61
Males living in cities proper 72,885 2011 31st out of 46
Males living in urban agglomerations 250,369 1991 1st out of 1
Population living in cities proper 1.04 million 2011 36th out of 49
Population living in urban agglomerations 538,144 1991 1st out of 5
Rural population 1.24 million 2011 52nd out of 72
Rural population per thousand people 459.57 2011 24th out of 71
Urban population 1.45 million 2011 60th out of 72
Urban population per thousand people 537.28 2011 45th out of 71

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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