Number of households reached 0.947 mil in 2018 in Jamaica, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of households in Jamaica reached an all time high of 0.947 mil in 2018 and an all time low of 0.378 mil in 1953. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, number of households in Cayman Islands amounted to 0.025 mil, 3.82 mil in Cuba and 3.04 mil in Dominican Republic in 2018.
Jamaica has been ranked 87th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of number of households, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A household is defined as a group of one or more persons living together who make common provision for food or other essentials for living.