Form of Government: Constitutional monarchy
Area: 344 sq km
Population: 107 825 inhab. (estimate 2017)
Density: 313.45 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 12° N; long. 62° W
Capital: Saint George's (capital) 3 100 inhab. (2011); Saint George's 39 297 inhab. (2018), urban agglomeration
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (100 cents)
Human development index: 0.772 (rank: 75)
Head of State: The British Sovereign
Prime Minister: Keith Mitchell (New National Party, conservative), dal 20-II-2013
Internet: www.gov.gd (Government of Grenada)
Member of Caricom, Commonwealth, OAS, UN, WTO

Grenada

Grenada
Useful information

International license plate code WG
International dialling code 001473
Travel vaccinations requirement yellow fever (required only if traveling from a country with risk of transmission, including travelers having transited more than 12 hours through the airport of a country with risk of transmission)
Electricity (Voltage) 230
Driving side left
Internet code .gd

GMT  -4
DST  not applied

Geography.
Grenada includes the island of the same name (311 km²) and the Southern Grenadines, in the arch of islands formed by the Lesser Antilles. The climate is tropical, tempered by the trade winds.

Government


Formerly a British colony, Grenada gained independence on 7 February 1974. During the following years a Marxist government was formed (1979), gaining support from Cuba, and for this reason Grenada the US military intervened on 25 October 1983. The British Sovereign is represented by a Governor General who appoints the 13 members of the Senate and formally designates the Prime Minister; the House (15 members) is elected by direct suffrage for five years.

Justice
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Homicides10.2per 100 000 pop.2016
Police personnel889.5per 100 000 pop.2014
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Administrative division

Administrative division
ParishAREAINHABITANTSYEAR
Carriacou34 sq km5 633 inhab.2011
Saint Andrew99 sq km26 433 inhab.2011
Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Gouyave3 400inhab.2008
Saint George's3 100inhab.2011
Urban agglomerations
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Saint George's39 297inhab.2018
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Population

Population by age and gender (% - 2018)
75+
60-74
45-59
30-44
15-29
0-14
MALEAGEFEMALE
Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate18.42017
Death rate7.12017
Ethnic groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
black82.4%2011
mestizo13.3%2011


Religions
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Catholic53%2013
Protestant31.2%2013


Languages
DESCRIPTION
English (official)
English Creole
Population by selected age groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
0-14 years23.8%2018
15-29 years22.3%2018


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Economy


The economy is based on the services sector, especially tourism and revenue generated by St. George’s University. The main export crops are nutmeg and cocoa.

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Agricultural prod. index (2004-06=100)127.96index2016
Balance of trade- 428M US$2018
Economy - Employment
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Active population55 270units2017
Active population, Females51%2008
Economy - Unemployment
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Unemployment rate21.7%2018
Economy - State budget
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expenses686.6M LCU2017
Revenues778.2M LCU2017
Employment by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture19.1%2014
industry and services80.9%2014
GDP by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture6.2%2017
industry14.9%2017
Financial data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Currency in circulation0.205BN LCU2018
International reserves233.8M US$2018
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Agriculture

Land use
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
arable land20.59%2015
forests49.97%2015
Agriculture - products - Cereals
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cereals, total0.3491000 t2017
maize0.3491000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cassava0.2281000 t2017
roots and tubers, total3.151000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Vegetables
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cabbages0.1881000 t2017
carrots and turnips0.0761000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Pulses
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
beans, dry0.1241000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts6.3031000 t2017
copra0.51000 t2006
Agriculture - products - Aromatics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cinnamon0.0731000 t2017
cloves0.0381000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Industrial crops
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
sugar cane7.2861000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Cotton
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
seed cotton0.0511000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
apples0.4671000 t2017
fruits, total15.7011000 t2014
Agriculture - products - Citrus fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
citrus fruits3.9811000 t2017
citrus fruits, nes1.2241000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
avocados1.5521000 t2017
bananas3.0591000 t2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Cereals
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
maize0.3471000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cassava0.0271000 ha2017
sweet potatoes0.0311000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Vegetables
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cabbages0.0191000 ha2017
carrots and turnips0.0121000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Pulses
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
beans, dry0.0981000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts1.7111000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Aromatics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cocoa1.2531000 ha2017
nutmeg5.7941000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Industrial crops
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
sugar cane0.1621000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Cotton
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
seed cotton0.1591000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
apples0.1071000 ha2017
plums0.2131000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Citrus fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
citrus fruits0.4541000 ha2017
citrus fruits, nes0.1711000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
avocados0.2681000 ha2017
bananas0.9041000 ha2017
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Livestock - Cattle
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cattle4.5521000 heads2017
cattle and buffaloes4.5521000 heads2017
Livestock - Pigs
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
pigs2.8191000 heads2017
Livestock - Sheep
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
sheep13.6071000 heads2017
Livestock - Goats
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
goats7.121000 heads2017
Livestock - Equines
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
asses0.661000 heads2017
asses and mules0.711000 heads2017
Livestock - Poultry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
birds2741000 heads2017
Livestock - Livestock products
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
eggs1.4031000 t2017
hides and skins0.0361000 t2013
Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
crustaceans and molluscs56t2017
marine fishes2 492t2017
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Energy

Electric energy - Generated
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal200M kWh2016
non-renewable electricity generation98.960%2016
Electric energy - Installed capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal491000 kW2016
- other renew.2.11000 kW2016
Electric energy - Total production and capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
total net generation202.1M kWh2016
total installed capacity51.11000 kW2016
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Industry

Industry - Food and beverages
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
beer of barley2.41000 t2014
coconut oil0.41000 t2014
Industry - Various
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
manufacturing production37.5M US$2018
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Trade

Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
201832M US$ -
201730M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
2018460M US$ -
2017420M US$ -
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Tourism

International Tourism
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expenditures35M US$2017
Number of arrivals168 000units2017
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Communications

Communication - Transport
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Merchant fleet6units2018
Merchant fleet, gross tonnage1 122t2018
Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Broadband subscribers206.213per 1000 pop.2017
Computers153.1per 1000 pop.2004
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expected years of schooling16.6years2017
Graduates2 349units2017
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Teachers, primary level832units2017
Teachers, secondary level749units2017
Social statistics - Health
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Hospital beds3.7per 1000 pop.2014
Physicians0.7per 1000 pop.2013
Social statistics - Diseases
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Tuberculosis3.2per 100 000 pop.2017
Tuberculosis (prevalence)2.9per 100 000 pop.2014
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking96.58%2016
Access to electricity94.695%2017
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