Businesses in Portmore

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15%
 Restaurants: 12.1%
 Industry: 11%
 Religion: 8.7%
 Education: 7.4%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.6%
 Financial Services: 5%
 Other: 35.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair103.90.1
Gas stations153.80.1
Beauty salons230.2
Hairdressers224.10.2
Primary and elementary schools84.10.1
Creative arts83.60.1
Atm's123.60.1
Banks213.60.2
Loan companies193.60.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets153.90.1
Construction of houses173.90.1
Real estate113.40.1
Buses and trains123.80.1
Civil engineering230.2
Construction of buildings153.90.1
Health and medical144.00.1
Hospitals183.60.1
Churches564.40.4
Bars, pubs and taverns233.90.2
Caribbean restaurants103.80.1
Dance clubs and discotheques123.90.1
Fast food restaurants133.70.1
Seafood restaurants143.80.1
Clothing stores93.80.1
Department stores133.90.1
Electronics stores104.10.1
Office supplies and stationery stores83.00.1
Pharmacies and drug stores153.90.1
Shopping other133.60.1
Area of Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish25.1 km²
Population134,662
Male Population65,296 (48.5%)
Female Population69,366 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +56.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +8.7%
Median Age27.6
Male Median Age26.7
Female Median Age28.5
NeighborhoodsBraeton, Greater Portmore, Gregory Park, Portmore Pines, Waterford
Local TimeTuesday 1:18 PM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Weather30.0°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng17.95032° / -76.88215°
Postal CodesJMACE11JMACE13

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish - Map

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population86,073107,350123,866134,662
Population Density3,432 / km²4,281 / km²4,939 / km²5,370 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Portmore Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish+56.5%+25.4%+8.7%
Saint Catherine+58.8%+27.3%+12.9%
Jamaica+38.7%+17.2%+7.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish Median Age

Median Age: 27.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish27.6 years28.5 years26.7 years
Saint Catherine27.6 years28.5 years26.7 years
Jamaica27.7 years28.3 years27.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 55,2985,26210,561
5-95,7895,59511,385
10-146,7096,48313,193
15-196,8296,60513,435
20-246,1926,40412,596
25-295,5006,17111,672
30-344,6105,43610,047
35-394,4335,61510,048
40-444,1094,4338,543
45-493,7873,3127,099
50-543,2863,8967,183
55-592,4222,7085,130
60-642,1122,2894,401
65-691,4681,6243,092
70-741,0591,1942,253
75-798069651,772
80-845067001,207
85 Plus3806741,055
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish Population Density

Population Density: 5,370 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish134,66225.1 km²5,370 / km²
Saint Catherine541,6471,188.3 km²455.8 / km²
Jamaica2.8 million10,985.3 km²252.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1760 to 2100
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 Portmore
 Braeton: 34.5%
 Greater Portmore: 30.5%
 Gregory Park: 7.3%
 Other: 27.7%

Business distribution by price for Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish

 Inexpensive: 39.3%
 Moderate: 37.8%
 Expensive: 23%

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

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish556,304 t4.13 t22,185 t/km²
Saint Catherine2,180,994 t4.03 t1,835 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

Portmore, Saint Catherine Parish CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)556,304 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita4.13 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)22,185 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
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, 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.
4. 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 PM3.442.1 km10,000 m2km SSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/16/1811:46 AM3.329 km10,000 m4km SW of Richmond, Jamaicausgs.gov
3/3/1810:53 AM437.8 km14,190 m6km WSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
12/21/1610:00 AM4.340 km10,000 m6km ENE of Yallahs, Jamaicausgs.gov
3/27/169:42 PM3.748.5 km15,160 m5km WNW of Kellits, Jamaicausgs.gov
5/11/146:44 PM3.323.3 km10,000 m7km N of Stony Hill, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/19/1310:34 PM3.234.7 km16,480 m10km SSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/8/136:20 PM3.212.1 km10,000 m11km SSW of Port Royal, Jamaicausgs.gov
5/6/112:29 AM4.231.9 km4,900 mJamaica regionusgs.gov
7/13/086:06 PM3.914.6 km16,100 mJamaica regionusgs.gov

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