Jamaicans in Costa Rica





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Jamaicans
People Name in Country Jamaicans
Population in Costa Rica 65,000
World Population 3,717,000
Countries 14
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Panamanian Black
Country Costa Rica
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East of San José, principally railroad area between Siquirres and Limón, road south of Limón.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Jamaican Creole English (65,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Jamaican Creole English 65,000
For Primary Language: Jamaican Creole English

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2012)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: The Jamaican New Testament Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Jamaican Creole English Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.00 %)
94.40 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.60 %
Other / Small
2.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.6 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
52.4 %
Photo Source: The Masters View / Howard Erickson  
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