Area: 10,991 sq km
The 3rd largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba and Hispaniola. Mostly mountainous with only 17% arable land.
Population: 2,729,909 Annual Growth: 0.46%
HDI Rank: 100 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)
Largest Religion: Christian
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Challenges for Prayer
The less evangelized who need prayer:
- Pray for repentance and deeper commitment from the predominantly Christian population.
- Pray for professing Rastafarians to come to a full knowledge of Jesus Christ.
- Pray for effective cooperation among the many Christian organizations already established in country.
- Pray for the Jamaican Association of General Baptists – the leaders, the churches and the people.