Jamaica is a Caribbean country with beaches, mountains, and rainforests making it a beautiful and popular tourist destination. As a former colony of Britain, Jamaica’s political environment is relatively stable with the only parties since independence being the Social Democratic People’s National Party and the Conservative Jamaica Labor Party.  Jamaica has a strong national identity and culture expressed through its music and food. It is home to reggae music culture and famous musicians such as Bob Marley as well as the revolutionary, Marcus Garvey, who fought for the rights and freedom of black people. It is also the birthplace of Rastafarianism, a popular and countercultural religious identity reflected through art and. English is the dominant language in Jamaica but with a distinctive linguistic style which is different from other English speakers.

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Employment-to-Population Ratio

Unemployment Rate

Employment by Sector

Agriculture 15.2%
Industry 16.2%
Services 68.6%

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