Director General Message

Statistics is Everybody’s Business’ and your visit to our website reiterates our motto.

Welcome to the website of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN). Our Mission is “to provide relevant, timely and accurate statistical information and technical services, consistent with international standard, to national and international clients”.

Our website has become one of the main vehicles for the dissemination of statistical information in a timely manner. As such, the website has been redesigned to make it more user-friendly and provide more content. A comprehensive set of statistical information is now housed on the website and we hope you will find it useful.

We recognize the invaluable role quality information plays in the decision making process at all levels of society - personal, household, business and Government. We hope that the information provided, will assist you in the development of your pursuit, and that our country, Jamaica land we love, will be the long term beneficiary.

Please provide us with your feedback on the feel of the new website and should you require additional information please contact us at

Thank you for visiting our website.
Sonia M. Jackson
Director General
July 9, 2009