Jamaica - General information
Region region
Capital Kingston
Language English
Currency Jamaican Dollar
Population 2,889,187
Phone code +1876
Cost of living in Jamaica
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 119 192
Food 184 296
Transportation 53 158
Communications and utilities 58 68
Clothing 14 53
Sports and leisure 22 116
Total 451 882
Accommodation in Jamaica USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 121
Shared room in city centre 194
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 150
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 280
Coordinates of Jamaica
Time Zone America/Jamaica
GMT -5
DST -5
Latitude 18.166670000
Longitude -77.250000000
Elevation (STRM3) 556 m.

List of largest cities in Jamaica

 
Kingston Kingston
Kingston Kingston
937,700
New Kingston New Kingston
New Kingston St. Andrew
583,958
Spanish Town Spanish Town
Spanish Town Saint Catherine
145,018
Portmore Portmore
Portmore Saint Catherine
102,861
Montego Bay Montego Bay
Montego Bay St. James
82,867
Mandeville Mandeville
Mandeville Manchester
47,115

Cost of living and prices in Jamaica

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 36 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 12 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 5 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 66 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 8 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,230 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 39 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 36 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 8 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 36 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 29 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 49 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 63 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 350 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 187 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 729 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 452 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 89 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 30 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,696 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,900 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 527 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.53%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Jamaica

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 36 35 35 33 33 33 34 35 35 36 36 36
Average high °C 31 31 30 30 30 29 30 30 31 32 32 32 30
Average temperature °C 27 27 27 26 25 25 26 26 27 28 28 28 27
Average low °C 25 24 24 22 22 22 22 23 24 25 25 25 23
Record low °C 20 20 19 16 16 16 17 17 19 20 20 21 16
Rain Days 5 10 4 2 1 1 2 3 7 7 3 8 53
Fog Days 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 8
Thunderstorms Days 11 9 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 5 6 9 49
Average precipitation Mm. 115 175 89 42 31 20 24 34 104 92 46 99 870
Relative humidity % 76 77 77 76 72 72 72 72 75 72 71 75 74
Relative humidity morning % 78 80 80 79 79 79 78 76 75 74 74 76 77
Relative humidity evening % 71 72 69 65 64 64 65 66 69 67 65 68 67
Wind speed Km/h 25 24 24 17 26 27 29 27 26 28 30 28 26
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 23 23 22 21 20 19 20 21 22 22 22 22 255
Growing degree-day °C 545 551 510 513 488 444 502 505 543 552 570 570 6294
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 19 17 16 17 20 22 24 23 24 24 23 21
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