Geography in Jamaica

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Geography in Jamaica


The continent: America
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Area in Jamaica


Surface area

10 990 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 162 in the world of 233 (30,90%); 27 place in America 50 (48%)

Land area

10 830 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 160 in the world of 230 (30,87%); 26 place in America 50 (50%)

Territorial waters

160 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 136 in the world of 153 (11,76%); 25 place in America 29 (17,24%)

Land use in Jamaica


Land area

10 830 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 160 in the world of 230 (30,87%); 26 place in America 50 (50%)

Agricultural land

41,00 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 97 in the world of 208 (53,85%); 12 place in America 42 (73,81%)
4 440 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 149 in the world of 209 (29,19%); 24 place in America 42 (45,24%)
0,163 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 155 in the world of 207 (25,60%); 28 place in America 42 (35,71%)
1,31 % (0,261 % annual) ↗
min: 0,163; max: 0,326; max-min: 0,163 (50,03%); mid: 0,244;
-0,082 (-50,06%)

Arable land

11,08 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 99 in the world of 206 (52,43%); 15 place in America 42 (66,67%)
1 200 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 206 (29,13%); 24 place in America 42 (45,24%)
0,044 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 158 in the world of 206 (23,79%); 28 place in America 42 (35,71%)
1,31 % (0,261 % annual) ↗
min: 0,044; max: 0,102; max-min: 0,058 (56,90%); mid: 0,073;
-0,029 (-66,00%)

Forest area

30,95 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 111 in the world of 205 (46,34%); 30 place in America 43 (32,56%)
0,567 % (0,113 % annual) ↗
min: 30,95; max: 31,82; max-min: 0,868 (2,73%); mid: 31,39;
-0,434 (-1,40%)
3 352 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 206 (29,61%); 26 place in America 43 (41,86%)
0,567 % (0,113 % annual) ↗
min: 3 352; max: 3 446; max-min: 94 (2,73%); mid: 3 399;
-47 (-1,40%)
0,123 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 141 in the world of 204 (31,37%); 34 place in America 43 (23,26%)
1,88 % (0,376 % annual) ↗
min: 0,123; max: 0,144; max-min: 0,021 (14,72%); mid: 0,134;
-0,011 (-8,63%)

Terrestrial protected areas

15,90 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 98 in the world of 204 (52,45%); 20 place in America 42 (54,76%)
0,126 % (0,025 % annual) ↘
min: 9,85; max: 15,90; max-min: 6,05 (38,05%); mid: 12,88;
3,03 (19,03%)
1 723 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 202 (28,22%); 25 place in America 42 (42,86%)
0,0005835 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 62 in the world of 202 (69,80%); 18 place in America 42 (59,52%)

Coastline

1 022 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 84 in the world of 191 (56,54%); 18 place in America 47 (63,83%)

Elevation in Jamaica


mean elevation

18 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 162 in the world of 163 (1,23%); 28 place in America 28 (3,57%)

highest point

2 256 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 112 in the world of 232 (52,16%); 21 place in America 50 (60%)

Main parameters in Jamaica


Population

2 725 941 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 141 in the world of 233 (39,91%); 24 place in America 50 (54%)
1,29 % (0,258 % annual) ↘
min: 1 629 003; max: 2 725 941; max-min: 1 096 938 (40,24%); mid: 2 177 472;
548 469 (20,12%)

Surface area

10 990 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 162 in the world of 233 (30,90%); 27 place in America 50 (48%)

Population density

257,93 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 52 in the world of 230 (77,83%); 16 place in America 50 (70%)
1,86 % (0,373 % annual) ↘
min: 152,77; max: 257,93; max-min: 105,16 (40,77%); mid: 205,35;
52,58 (20,39%)

Population growth rate

0,198 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 179 in the world of 216 (17,59%); 40 place in America 45 (13,33%)
77,62 % (15,52 % annual) ↗
min: 0,198; max: 1,83; max-min: 1,64 (89,21%); mid: 1,02;
-0,818 (-413,31%)

Surface area

0,403 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 52 in the world of 233 (78,11%); 16 place in America 50 (70%)
1,31 % (0,261 % annual) ↗
min: 0,403; max: 0,676; max-min: 0,273 (40,37%); mid: 0,540;
-0,136 (-33,86%)