Jamaica

ACT in Jamaica

International organisations in Jamaica
Organisations funding work in Jamaica
About Jamaica
  • Population: 2.7 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Kingston
  • Area: 10,991 sq km (4,243 sq miles)
  • Major language: English (official), English patois
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 68 years (men), 75 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Jamaican dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Bauxite, alumina, garments, sugar, bananas, rum
  • GNI per capita: US $4,870 (World Bank, 2008)