Jolly Harbour

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Aerial view of Jolly Harbour.
Beach at Jolly Harbour.

Jolly Harbour is a township on Antigua island, in Antigua and Barbuda.

Geography[edit]

The town is located on the southwest coast of the island in Saint Mary Parish, close to Bolands and south of Five Island Harbour. [1] Jolly Harbour is a district of the Bolands community.

Tourism[edit]

The marina and commercial activity are a major draw for tourists, with Jolly Harbour having shops, bars, restaurants, a golf-course and a boatyard. The marina complex was developed on land that was previously a swamp and beach. The marina is dominated by the casino building, which has laid abandoned for many years. The area is a popular location for expats to buy property as there is also a gated community.

Demographics[edit]

Jolly Harbour has three enumeration districts.

  • 80100 Bolans-JollyBeach
  • 80401  Bolans-JollyH_1
  • 80402  Bolans-JollyH_2

Census Data (2011)[2][edit]

Individual[edit]

Q48 Ethnic Counts %
African descendent 639 74.69%
Caucasian/White 152 17.78%
East Indian/India 13 1.48%
Mixed (Black/White) 7 0.86%
Mixed (Other) 23 2.72%
Hispanic 5 0.62%
Syrian/Lebanese 3 0.37%
Other 7 0.86%
Don't know/Not stated 5 0.62%
Total 855 100.00%
Q49 Religion Counts %
Adventist 111 12.98%
Anglican 173 20.27%
Baptist 10 1.11%
Church of God 12 1.36%
Evangelical 20 2.35%
Jehovah Witness 4 0.49%
Methodist 62 7.29%
Moravian 56 6.55%
Nazarene 56 6.55%
None/no religion 68 7.91%
Pentecostal 87 10.14%
Rastafarian 4 0.49%
Roman Catholic 90 10.51%
Weslyan Holiness 18 2.10%
Other 34 3.96%
Don't know/Not stated 51 5.93%
Total 854 100.00%
NotApp : 1
Q58. Country of birth Counts %
Africa 10 1.11%
Other Latin or North American countries 1 0.12%
Antigua and Barbuda 528 61.73%
Other Caribbean countries 5 0.62%
Canada 20 2.35%
Other Asian countries 11 1.23%
Other European countries 41 4.81%
Dominica 19 2.22%
Dominican Republic 7 0.86%
Guyana 36 4.20%
Jamaica 58 6.79%
Monsterrat 8 0.99%
St. Kitts and Nevis 2 0.25%
St. Lucia 6 0.74%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2 0.25%
Trinidad and Tobago 3 0.37%
United Kingdom 53 6.17%
USA 35 4.07%
USVI United States Virgin Islands 1 0.12%
Not Stated 8 0.99%
Total 855 100.00%
Q71 Country of Citizenship 1 Counts %
Antigua and Barbuda 624 72.96%
Other Caribbean countries 1 0.12%
Canada 26 3.09%
Other Asian and Middle Eastern countries 6 0.74%
Dominica 7 0.86%
Dominican Republic 5 0.62%
Guyana 24 2.84%
Jamaica 43 5.06%
Monsterrat 6 0.74%
St. Lucia 3 0.37%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4 0.49%
Trinidad and Tobago 1 0.12%
United Kingdom 42 4.94%
USA 20 2.35%
Other countries 34 3.95%
Not Stated 6 0.74%
Total 855 100.00%
Q71 Country of Citizenship 2 (Country of Second Citizenship) Counts %
Other Caribbean countries 8 6.06%
Canada 8 6.06%
Dominica 14 9.85%
Dominican Republic 3 2.27%
Guyana 8 6.06%
Jamaica 16 11.36%
Monsterrat 3 2.27%
St. Lucia 4 3.03%
Trinidad and Tobago 2 1.52%
United Kingdom 20 14.39%
USA 27 19.70%
Other countries 24 17.42%
Total 139 100.00%
NotApp : 716
Q55 Internet Use Counts %
Yes 484 56.54%
No 361 42.22%
Don't know/Not stated 11 1.23%
Total 855 100.00%
Employment status Counts %
Employed 389 59.84%
Unemployed 39 6.02%
Inactive 221 33.98%
Not stated 1 0.16%
Total 649 100.00%
NotApp : 206

Household[edit]

There are 295 households in Jolly Harbour.

Q4 Year built Counts %
Before 1980 5 1.69%
1980 - 1989 42 14.24%
1990 - 1999 65 22.03%
2000 - 2006 51 17.29%
Year 2007 11 3.73%
Year 2008 5 1.69%
Year 2009 3 1.02%
Year 2010 6 2.03%
Don't Know/not stated 107 36.27%
Total 295 100.00%
Q11 Garbage disposal Counts %
Garbage truck Private 79 26.78%
Garbage truck Public 213 72.20%
Other (inc. burning, burying, compost, dumping) 2 0.68%
Don't know/Not stated 1 0.34%
Total 295 100.00%
Q23 3a Desktop Computer Counts %
Yes 77 26.10%
No 218 73.90%
Total 295 100.00%
Q23 1 Air conditioner Counts %
Yes 100 33.90%
No 195 66.10%
Total 295 100.00%
Q23 3b Laptop Computer Counts %
Yes 150 50.85%
No 145 49.15%
Total 295 100.00%
Q23 9 Mobile Device Counts %
Yes 272 92.20%
No 23 7.80%
Total 295 100.00%
Q23 10 Radio Counts %
Yes 171 57.97%
No 124 42.03%
Total 295 100.00%
Q25 4 Household internet access Counts %
No 121 41.02%
Yes 145 49.15%
Don't know/not declared 29 9.83%
Total 295 100.00%
Q24 Motor Vehicles Counts %
0 80 28.67%
1 135 48.39%
2 51 18.28%
3 8 2.87%
4 or more 5 1.79%
Total 279 100.00%
Missing : 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Word Gazetteer". Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Antigua and Barbuda::Statistics Division/Redatam Webserver | Statistical Process and Dissemination Tool". redatam.org. Retrieved 2021-12-28.

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Coordinates: 17°03′58″N 61°53′14″W / 17.06611°N 61.88722°W / 17.06611; -61.88722