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General


Population: 110,152 (2014), 109,590 (2013)
Land Area: 344 sq km
Natural Resources: Timber, tropical fruit, deep water harbours
Capital: Saint George's
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Keith Mitchell (February 20th 2013)
Languages: English
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic 53%, Anglican 13.8%, Other Protestant 33.2%
Major Ethnicities: African 82%, Mixed African And European 13%, European And East Indian 5%
Life Expectancy: 73.8 years (2014), 73.55 years (2013)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 811 million (2013), 790 million (2012)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 1.458 billion (2013) , 1.467 billion (2012)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 13,800 (2013), 13,900 (2012)
GDP Growth Rate: 0.8% (2013), -0.8% (2012)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 5.6%, Industry 15.8%, Services 78.5% (2013)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 11%, Industry 20%, Services 69% (2008)
Industries: Food and beverages, textiles, light assembly operations, tourism, construction
Agriculture Products: Bananas, cocoa, nutmeg, mace, citrus, avocados, root crops, sugarcane, corn, vegetables
Human Development Index: 0.744 (79th)(2014), 0.770 (63rd)(2013)
Tourism Revenue: 84 million (2002)
Unemployment Rate: 33.5% (2013)

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Current Situation

 

Grenada is located in the South Eastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located close to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. Tourism compromises a large portion of Grenada's economy. Agriculture is also an important sector, Grenada produces several spices and fruits.

(2014) Grenada's economy returned to slow growth in 2013, however economic growth continues to be determined by the health of the travel industry which is slowly recovering.

Thoughts & Comments

 

Sources

CIA World Factbook: Grenada
Wikipedia: Grenada

Updated on: September 8th, 2014