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Jamaica Population and Housing Census 2011


General Info
Jamaica (JAM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2011 - 08/2011
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Jamaica 2011 Census of Population and Housing was the fourteenth to be conducted in the country. It collected information via a household and individual questionnaire on a variety of housing characteristics and demographic subjects. These included household births, deaths, migration, education, disability, income, and marital status. Data from the census are presented both nationally and by parish. The total population of Jamaica in 2011 was enumerated at 2,697,983.