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After God Is The Earth.

 

General


Population: 73,449 (2014), 73,288 (2013)
Land Area: 754 sq km
Natural Resources: Timber, hydropower, arable land
Capital: Roseau
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Charles Savarin (October 2nd 2013)
Head of Government: Roosevelt Skerrit (January 8th 2004)
Languages: English, French patois
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic 61.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 6%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, Other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, Other 1.6%, None 6.1%
Major Ethnicities: African 86.8%, Mixed 8.9%, Carib Amerindian 2.9%, Caucasian 0.8%, Other 0.7%
Life Expectancy: 76.59 years (2014), 76.39 years (2013)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 495 million (2013), 497 million (2012)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 1.035 billion (2013), 1.035 billion (2012)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 14,300 (2013), 14,600 (2012)
GDP Growth Rate: 1.1% (2013), 0.4% (2012)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 15.7%, Industry 15.6%, Services 68.7% (2012)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 40%, Industry 32%, Services 28% (2000)
Industries: Soap, coconut oil, tourism, copra, furniture, cement blocks; shoes
Agriculture Products: Bananas, citrus, mangoes, root crops, coconuts, cocoa
Human Development Index: 0.717 (93rd)(2014), 0.745 (72nd)(2013)
Tourism Revenue: 36 million (2002)
Unemployment Rate: 23% (2000)

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Current Situation

 

Dominica is located in the Caribbean Sea, Dominica is bordered by several other island states. Dominica's economy is mostly based on tourism and agriculture.

(2014) Dominica's economy continues to grow at a slow pace.

Thoughts & Comments

 

Sources

CIA World Factbook: Dominica
Wikipedia: Dominica
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/DMA.html

Updated on: August 19th, 2014