Florida vs Jamaica (Statistical Comparison)

Florida is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Florida and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is Florida bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Florida is 65,758 sq mi, and the total area of Jamaica is 4,244 sq mi. Florida is bigger than Jamaica by 61,514 sq mi. Florida is around 15.50 times bigger than Jamaica.

Area of Florida: 65,758 sq mi (170,312 km2 )

Area of Florida compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica:  4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Florida as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 21,781,128.

Population of Florida compared to Jamaica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Jamaica as of 30th April 2022, is estimated to be around 2,984,602.

Population of Jamaica compared to Florida

Here is some more data comparison between Florida and Jamaica.

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Florida: English
Jamaica: English


Florida: Floridian, Floridan
Jamaica: Jamaican

ISO 3166 Code

Florida: US-FL
Jamaica: JM

Human Development Index

HDI of Florida as of 2019: 0.916
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734

Florida Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Jamaica Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Florida:
28° 37′ 49.8″ N, 82° 26′ 58.92″ W

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N77° 24′ 0″ W

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