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Praying for the Nations

This week's prayer for the nations will focus on the nation of JAMAICA.

All information was taken from Operation World. Additional information on for this country is here.



Continent: North America

Capital City: Kingston

Government: Constitutional Parliamentary Democracy

Population: 2,990,561

Major People Groups: black 92.1%, mixed 6.1%,

East Indian 0.8%, other 0.4%, unspecified 0.7%

Religion: Protestant 64.8%, Roman Catholic 2.2%, Jehovah's Witness 1.9%, Rastafarian 1.1%, other 6.5%,

non 21.3%, unspecified 2.3%

Language: English, English patois

GDP Per Capita: $9,200

Literacy Rate: 88.7%



  • Pray for repentance and deeper commitment from the predominantly Christian population.

  • Pray for professing Rastafarians to come to a full knowledge of Jesus Christ.

  • Pray for effective cooperation among the many Christian organizations already established in country.

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