Global Ministries: Jamaica

Jamaica

Caribbean

Jamaica
The Island Nation of Jamaica

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%

Capital: Kingston

Urbanites: 53.7%

HDI Rank: 100 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 11 (9% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

 

Official language: English; 97% of the population speak Jamaican Creole    Languages: 7 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion Pop % Ann Gr
Christians 2,263,368 82.91 0.4
Evangelicals 764,733 28.0 1.4

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.

 

General Association of General Baptists

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