The population of Jamaica in 2003 was
estimated by the United Nations at 2, 651, 000, which
placed it as number 135 in population among the 193
nations of the world. In that year approximately 7% of
the population was over 65 years of age, with another
31% of the population under 15 years of age.
Kingston is the capital and largest city
of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the