The official currency is the Jamaican dollar. For current conversion rates you may click here, or visit the Bank of Jamaica website.
Climate:The island has seasonal rainfall and the annual average temperature is approximately 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Jamaica’s population stood at 2.624 million people in 20O2
- The annual population growth rate is currently 0.5 %
- Jamaica has a population density of 595 per sq. mile
- 0-14 years: 31.9% (male 422,200; female 380,864)
- 15-64 years: 60.5% (male 779,400; female 809,400)
- 65 years and over: 7.6% (male 91,300; female 109,100) (2002 est.)
Jamaica is on Eastern Standard Time (EST), five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Jamaica does not observe Daylight Savings Time.
Jamaica has a stable constitutional parliamentary democracy.
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