Jamaica - General information
RegionCaribbean
CapitalKingston
LanguageEnglish
CurrencyJamaican Dollar
Population2,889,187
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
Total451882
Accommodation in Jamaica USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre121
Shared room in city centre194
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre150
1 bedroom apartment in city centre280
Coordinates of Jamaica
Time ZoneAmerica/Jamaica
GMT -5
DST -5
Latitude18.166670000
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. 4.2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 36.2 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4.7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.9 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.0 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.9 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.7 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1.0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2.1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.5 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2.1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1.8 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.7 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2.2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5.6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5.9 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 4.3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2.0 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 11.6 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.5 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4.7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.9 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 65.8 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2.0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7.7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.9 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,230.5 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 39.2 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 36.4 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 8.1 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 36.1 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 28.9 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 49.0 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 62.5 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 350.2 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 187.2 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 728.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 451.9 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 89.0 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 29.9 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,695.9 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,899.9 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 527.3 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.53%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Jamaica

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C35363535333333343535363636
Average high°C31313030302930303132323230
Average temperature°C27272726252526262728282827
Average low°C25242422222222232425252523
Record low°C20201916161617171920202116
RainDays510421123773853
FogDays1210101110118
ThunderstormsDays119410001356949
Average precipitationMm.115175894231202434104924699870
Relative humidity%76777776727272727572717574
Relative humidity morning%78808079797978767574747677
Relative humidity evening%71726965646465666967656867
Wind speedKm/h25242417262729272628302826
Day LengthHours13121212121212131314141313
Dew point°C232322212019202122222222255
Growing degree-day°C5455515105134884445025055435525705706294
Solar radiation, globalMj/m221191716172022242324242321
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