Louisiana vs Jamaica (Statistical Comparison)

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States of America, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Louisiana and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is Louisiana bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Jamaica is 4,244 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Jamaica by 47,826 sq mi. Louisiana is around 12.27 times bigger than Jamaica.

Area of Louisiana: 52,070 sq mi ( 135,382 km2 )

Area of Louisiana compared to Jamaica

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

Area of Jamaica compared to Louisiana


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Louisiana as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 4,624,047.

Population of Louisiana compared to Jamaica

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Jamaica as of 2020, was estimated to be around 2,961,161.

Population of Jamaica compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Jamaica.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Jamaica: English


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Jamaica: Jamaican

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Jamaica: JM

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Jamaica Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Louisiana:
31° 4′ 8.04″ N, 91° 59′ 48.48″ W

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

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