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The Chinese In Jamaica
9 Popular Questions, Answered.
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The Chinese In Jamaica
by Wellesley Gayle
Miss Chinese Jamaican, Marie Chance Wining Pageant Photo 1960
If I say They Came And Conquered, it would be hard for you, or anyone, to argue with me and win!
Wanna try :-)
The truth is though, the Chinese, one of the minority groups in Jamaica, has a tremendous impact on the Jamaican society, particularly in the areas of culture, business and economy.
Many individual Chinese Jamaicans have also achieved prominence in the country's civic, industrial and political life.
Since the 1960's they are have also been an increasing visibility of Chinese professionals in the island.
Today I'll attempt to answer some frequently asked questions, about these, the Chinese in Jamaica.
9 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About The Chinese In Jamaica
Business Mogul, Michael Lee- Chin, Chinese Descendant
I hope this helps!
Appendix 1: Table Showing Chinese In Jamaica By Year
|Year||Jamaica Population Estimate||Chinese Jamaicans|
|2001|| 2,607,632 ||52153|
|2011|| 2,697,983 ||53960|
|2018|| 2,726,667 ||54534|
|2019|| 2,951,461 ||59030|
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- "Jamaica Population", https://statinja.gov.jm/Demo_SocialStats/Newpopulation.aspx#
- "Population Usually Resident in Jamaica, by Parish: 2011", https://statinja.gov.jm/Census/PopCensus/PopulationUsuallyResidentinJamaicabyParish.aspx
- "Dis 'N Dat, DID YOU KNOW?", http://www.jnht.com/disndat_people.php
- Senior, Olive, Encyclopedia Of Jamaican Heritage, 2003
- "7 Contributions Made by Chinese Immigrants to Jamaica", https://jamaicans.com/contributions-chinese-immigrants-jamaica/
- "Chinese Jamaicans", https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Jamaicans#Notable_people
- "Marcia Thomas | Jamaica At Miss World: A 60-Year Success Story", http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/commentary/20200107/marcia-thomas-jamaica-miss-world-60-year-success-story
- "Beverley's", https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beverley's
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