Is Scotland Bigger Than Jamaica? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Jamaica is 10,991 sq km. Scotland is bigger than Jamaica by 66,942 sq km. Scotland is around 7.09 times bigger than Jamaica.

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland compared to Jamaica

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

Area of Jamaica compared to Scotland


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Scotland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Jamaica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Jamaica as of 13th July 2021, is 2,974,537.

Population of Jamaica compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Jamaica.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Jamaica: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Jamaica as of 2018: 0.734

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Jamaica Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Scotland:
57° 0′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ W

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

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