Businesses in Kingston, Jamaica

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18.3%
 Restaurants: 10.2%
 Industry: 9.6%
 Education: 8.9%
 Professional Services: 8.1%
 Other: 45%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts1343.91.2
Car repair1623.91.4
Gas stations1153.71.0
Beauty salons1773.71.6
Hairdressers1373.91.2
Public administration1663.81.5
Higher education (colleges and universities)1694.31.5
Secondary education1984.31.8
Concert halls and theaters824.00.7
Banks1294.01.1
Loan companies1453.91.3
Grocery stores and supermarkets1143.91.0
Real estate1683.81.5
Civil engineering3183.02.8
Construction of buildings1693.91.5
Health and medical1323.91.2
Hospitals1523.71.3
Corporate management1284.01.1
Churches2834.22.5
Bars, pubs and taverns1433.91.3
Caribbean restaurants1073.80.9
Clothing stores1294.11.1
Department stores923.90.8
Electronics stores1434.01.3
Hardware stores1044.00.9
Office supplies and stationery stores4904.04.3
Shopping other1093.91.0
Area of Kingston, Jamaica480 km²
Population112,825
Male Population56,413 (50%)
Female Population56,412 (50%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -5.9%
Median Age26.8
Male Median Age26.3
Female Median Age27.4
NeighborhoodsBarbican, Constant Spring, Down Town, Eastwood Park, New Kingston, Richmond Park
Local TimeWednesday 10:19 PM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Weather25.9°C few clouds
Lat & Lng17.99702° / -76.79358°
Postal CodesJMAAW07JMAAW08JMAAW10JMAAW12JMAAW14More

Kingston, Jamaica - Map

Kingston, Jamaica Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population116,374120,463119,942112,825
Population Density242.4 / km²251.0 / km²249.9 / km²235.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kingston, Jamaica Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 5.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kingston, Jamaica-3%-6.3%-5.9%
Saint Andrew+37.4%+16.4%+7%
Jamaica+38.7%+17.2%+7.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kingston, Jamaica Median Age

Median Age: 26.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Kingston, Jamaica26.8 years27.4 years26.3 years
Saint Andrew29 years30 years28 years
Jamaica27.7 years28.3 years27.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kingston, Jamaica Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 54,7764,7269,502
5-95,1704,99610,166
10-145,5565,31410,871
15-195,6595,39611,055
20-245,6275,45311,081
25-295,3254,88910,214
30-344,0753,9728,047
35-393,8994,1228,021
40-443,8414,7728,613
45-493,2983,1156,414
50-542,5402,5225,062
55-591,8471,7053,552
60-641,6181,4853,103
65-691,1111,0622,174
70-748089021,711
75-795967321,329
80-843986111,009
85 Plus269638907
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kingston, Jamaica Population Density

Population Density: 235.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kingston, Jamaica112,825480 km²235.1 / km²
Saint Andrew561,790434 km²1,294 / km²
Jamaica2.8 million10,985.3 km²252.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kingston, Jamaica Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1720 to 2015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Kingston, Jamaica
 New Kingston: 30.5%
 Richmond Park: 8.8%
 Eastwood Park: 6.9%
 Down Town: 5.4%
 Other: 48.4%

Business distribution by price for Kingston, Jamaica

 Inexpensive: 49.4%
 Moderate: 41.5%
 Expensive: 8.9%
 Very Expensive: 0.1%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Kingston, Jamaica CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kingston, Jamaica305,557 t2.71 t636.6 t/km²
Saint Andrew2,270,175 t4.04 t5,230 t/km²
Jamaica10,854,676 t3.92 t988.1 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Kingston, Jamaica CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)305,557 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.71 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)636.6 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (7)
CycloneMedium (5)
FloodHigh (10)
EarthquakeHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
5. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
10/7/187:28 PM3.431.5 km10,000 m2km SSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/16/1811:46 AM3.327 km10,000 m4km SW of Richmond, Jamaicausgs.gov
3/3/1810:53 AM427.5 km14,190 m6km WSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
12/21/1610:00 AM4.332.2 km10,000 m6km ENE of Yallahs, Jamaicausgs.gov
3/27/169:42 PM3.754.9 km15,160 m5km WNW of Kellits, Jamaicausgs.gov
3/21/165:43 PM3.897.1 km10,000 m43km ENE of Manchioneal, Jamaicausgs.gov
5/11/146:44 PM3.316.3 km10,000 m7km N of Stony Hill, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/19/1310:34 PM3.224 km16,480 m10km SSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/8/136:20 PM3.220.1 km10,000 m11km SSW of Port Royal, Jamaicausgs.gov
5/6/112:29 AM4.221.3 km4,900 mJamaica regionusgs.gov

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Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston (/ˈkɪŋstən/ or US /ˈkɪŋztən/) is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island. It faces a natural harbour protected by the Palisadoes, a long sand spit which connects the town of Port Royal and the..  ︎  Kingston, Jamaica Wikipedia Page

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