Religion in Jamaica

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 2,816,602 (#140 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Jamaican(s)
adjective: Jamaican
Ethnic Groups Black 92.1%, mixed 6.1%, East Indian 0.8%, other 0.4%, unspecified 0.7% (2011 est.)
Religions Protestant 64.8% (includes Seventh Day Adventist 12.0%, Pentecostal 11.0%, Other Church of God 9.2%, New Testament Church of God 7.2%, Baptist 6.7%, Church of God in Jamaica 4.8%, Church of God of Prophecy 4.5%, Anglican 2.8%, United Church 2.1%, Methodist 1.6%, Revived 1.4%, Brethren 0.9%, and Moravian 0.7%), Roman Catholic 2.2%, Jehovah's Witness 1.9%, Rastafarian 1.1%, other 6.5%, none 21.3%, unspecified 2.3% (2011 est.)
Christianity 69% (est.)
Protestantism 64.8% (est.)
Unaffiliated 21.3% (est.)
Adventism 12% (est.)
Pentecostalism 11% (est.)
Anglicanism 2.8% (est.)
Roman Catholicism 2.2% (est.)
Jehovahs Witnesses 1.9% (est.)
Methodism 1.6% (est.)
Rastafarianism 1.1% (2011 est.)

Sources

  1. Jamaica.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Jamaica.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Jamaica.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Jamaica
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/jamaica
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MLA Citation “Religion in Jamaica.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/jamaica>