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 island.