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About Cayman Islands in detail
Where is Cayman Islands?
Cayman Islands, in case, if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 19 18 N 81 23 W otherwise in Central America and the Caribbean, in Caribbean, three-island group (Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman) in Caribbean Sea, 240 km south of Cuba and 268 km northwest of Jamaica.
What is the capital city of Cayman Islands?
The capital city of Cayman Islands is: George Town.
What is the time in George Town?
It is same time as Washington, D.C. during Standard Time, the timezone of George Town is: UTC-5.
What is the Internet code for Cayman Islands?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Cayman Islands is: .ky
What is the size of Cayman Islands?
The territory of Cayman Islands is total: 264 sq km; land: 264 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Cayman Islands is 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Cayman Islands, we can do that by covering a distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Cayman Islands?
We have already mentioned on this website, that what percentage of Cayman Islands is covered by water (see below), and this includes 160 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Cayman Islands?
The climate of Cayman Islands is tropical marine: warm, rainy summers (May to October) and cool, relatively dry winters (November to April).
Geographical data of Cayman Islands
The elevation of Cayman Islands; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m, highest point: The Bluff on Cayman Brac 43 m.
The typical geographical details of Cayman Islands include low-lying limestone base surrounded by coral reefs.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Cayman Islands is important location between Cuba and Central America.
Resources and land use of Cayman Islands
The country’s main mined products are fish, climate and beaches that foster tourism. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 11.2%; arable land 0.8%; permanent crops 2.1%; permanent pasture 8.3%; forest: 52.9%; other: 35.9% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Cayman Islands
The number of inhabitants of Cayman Islands is 57,268 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of the population distribution, it is safe to say that majority of the population resides on Grand Cayman.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 100% of the total population (2015).
Most of the population in Cayman Islands is concentrated in GEORGE TOWN (capital) 31,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Cayman Islands
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: mixed 40%, white 20%, black 20%, expatriates of various ethnic groups 20%.
Spoken languages in Cayman Islands
The spoken languages in Cayman Islands are the following: English (official language) 90.9%, Spanish 4%, Filipino 3.3%, other 1.7%, unspecified 0.1% (2010 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Cayman Islands?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Protestant 67.8% (includes Church of God 22.6%, Seventh Day Adventist 9.4%, Presbyterian/United Church 8.6%, Baptist 8.3%,Pentecostal 7.1%, non-denominational 5.3%, Anglican 4.1%, Wesleyan Holiness 2.4%), Roman Catholic 14.1%, Jehovah’s Witness 1.1%, other 7%, none 9.3%, unspecified 0.7% (2010 estimate).
Further population data of Cayman Islands
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 18.13% (male 5,226 / female 5,154) 15-24 years: 12.59% (male 3,577 / female 3,635) 25-54 years: 43% (male 12,010 / female 12,615) 55-64 years: 14.22% (male 3,872 / female 4,272) 65 years and over: 12.06% (male 3,231 / female 3,676) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Cayman Islands is 2.05% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Cayman Islands the birth rate is 12.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 5.7 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so childbearing is extended. In Cayman Islands, the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best-case scenario, although the birth of the children postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as life expectancy also extended. In the case of Cayman Islands, these figures are. With the introduction of modern medicine, vaccinations, and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Cayman Islands are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Cayman Islands
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; With no direct taxation, the islands are a thriving offshore financial center. More than 93,000 companies were registered in the Cayman Islands as of 2008, including almost 300 banks, 800 insurers, and 10,000 mutual funds. A stock exchange was opened in 1Tourism is also a mainstay, accounting for about 70% of GDP and 75% of foreign currency earnings. The tourist industry is aimed at the luxury market and caters mainly to visitors from North America. Total tourist arrivals exceeded 1.9 million in 2008, wit.
GDP is a prominent figure, as all the relevant calculations and statistics based on it. GDP in Cayman Islands is $2.25 billion (2008 estimate).
Another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Cayman Islands is 1.7% (2014 estimate) 1.2% (2013 estimate) 1.6% (2012 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy; remember in 2015, when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Cayman Islands this is $43,800 (2004 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Cayman Islands produces?
The main agricultural products of Cayman Islands are vegetables, fruit; livestock; turtle farming.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, banking, insurance and finance, construction, construction materials, furniture. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, banking, insurance and finance, construction, construction materials, furniture.
Drinking water source in Cayman Islands
It is important to mention, that – thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 97.4% of the population, rural: NAtotal: 97.4% of the population. Unimproved: urban: 2.6% of the population, rural: NAtotal: 2.6% of the population (2015 estimate).
The average number of childbirth in Cayman Islands
In Cayman Islands, the average number of delivery is 1.85 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Cayman Islands
The average age of the population is total: 39.9 years; male: 39.2 years, female: 40.5 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Cayman Islands it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age, when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Cayman Islands is 14.1 migrant(s) / 1,000 population. Note: major destination for Cubans trying to migrate to the US (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see the United Kingdom.
Is Cayman Islands a safe destination? Healthcare services and infectious diseases in Cayman Islands
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and infectious diseases of their destinations. In Cayman Islands density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Cayman Islands the note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016).
However, HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Cayman Islands the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: N/A.
Regarding tourism obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate of obese adults in Cayman Islands is N/A.
What are the natural hazards in Cayman Islands? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Cayman Islands are hurricanes (July to November).
More interesting facts about Cayman Islands
A few words about the past, as every country and society, is connected to its history; The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency. The territory has transformed itself into a significant offshore financial center.
In every nation’s memory, some cornerstones placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Cayman Islands: none (overseas territory of the UK).
The flag and other symbols of Cayman Islands
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, a blue field with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Caymanian coat of arms centered on the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms includes a crest with a pineapple, representing the connection with Jamaica, and a turtle, representing Cayman’s seafaring tradition, above a shield bearing a golden lion, symbolizing Great Britain, below which are three green stars (representing the three islands) surmounting white and blue wavy lines representing the sea and a scroll at the bottom bearing the motto HE HATH FOUNDED IT UPON THE SEAS.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of national unity is the national anthem. The primary purpose of the anthem is to share the nation’s core values, endeavors, and patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Cayman Islands: green sea turtle.
Constitution of Cayman Islands
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of the United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Cayman Islands?
Most of the time, the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Cayman Islands is English common law and local statutes.
It was Aristotle who founded the Theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have defined the way we still use them. In most democratic countries, the three authorities separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities usually interweaved in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Cayman Islands, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Legislative Assembly (20 seats; 18 members directly elected by majority vote and 2 ex officio members – the deputy governor and attorney general – appointed by the governor; members serve 4-year terms)elections: last held on 22 May 2013 (next to be held in 2017)election results: percent of vote by party – PPM 36.1%, UDP 27.8%, C4C 18.6%, PNA 5.7%, independent 11.9%; seats by party – PPM 9, UDP 3, C4C 3, PNA 1, independent 2.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Cayman Islands
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of unemployment rate. Still, as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Cayman Islands the labor force is 39,000 (2007 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Cayman Islands is total: 6 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 6.8 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 5.1 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) – as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Cayman Islands is 4% (2008).
Widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the wealth of the poorest half of the world’s population.
In Cayman Islands, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highest 10%: NA%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index named after its founder Corrado Gini, an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one of the criteria concentrated on the territory. In Cayman Islands, the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less, is a subjective measure. It varies by country; its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the most deficient 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Cayman Islands, the people living under the poverty line are the lowest 10%: NA% highest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Cayman Islands
The available budget mainly defines the state’s economy. The budget of Cayman Islands is; revenues: $859.5 million, expenditures: $742 million (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 38.2% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Cayman Islands is 1 April – 31 March.
In the country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state’s local, federal, and central government debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Cayman Islands
A few further interesting and relevant economic data are the following; Inflation rate: 1.4% (2016 estimate), -2.9% (2015 estimate), and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Cayman Islands is: $47.6 million (2016 estimate), $45 million (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: turtle products, manufactured consumer goods.
The most important export partners of Cayman Islands are the N/A.
The most important imported products are foodstuffs, manufactured goods, fuels, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Cayman Islands
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies have to replace fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Cayman Islands, the indicator of how much of the country’s produced energy coming from the hydroelectric source, is 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy produced is 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Cayman Islands, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Cayman Islands; reasonably good overall telephone system with a high fixed-line teledensitydomestic: liberalization of telecom market in 2003; introduction of competition in the mobile-cellular market in 2004 boosted subscriptions dramaticallyinternational: country code – 1-345; landing points for the Maya-1, Eastern Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS), and the Cayman-Jamaica Fiber System submarine cables that provide links to the US and parts of Central and South America; satellite earth station – 1 Intelsat (Atl (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Cayman Islands
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Cayman Islands: 3 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Cayman Islands: total: 785 km, paved: 785 km (2007).
The total length of the waterways in Cayman Islands: N/A.
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Facts & data about Cayman Islands
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Cayman Islands, etymology: the islands’ name comes from the native Carib word “caiman,” describing the marine crocodiles living there.
|Abbrevation: Cayman Islands||Geographic coordinates:
19 30 N, 80 30 W
|Country location: Central America and the Caribbean|
|Capital of Cayman Islands: George Town||GPS of the Capital:
19 18 N 81 23 W
|Position: Caribbean, three-island group (Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman) in Caribbean Sea, 240 km south of Cuba and 268 km northwest of Jamaica|
|Land area: total: 264 sq km; land: 264 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: low-lying limestone base surrounded by coral reefs
||Area comparative: 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 57,268 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 2.05% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.02 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.01 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 0.98 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 0.95 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.91 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.89 male(s) / female, total population: 0.95 male(s) / female (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $47.6 million (2016 estimate), $45 million (2015 estimate)||Imports: $585.2 million (2016 estimate), $579.5 million (2015 estimate)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 100% of the total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): GEORGE TOWN (capital) 31,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 39.9 years; male: 39.2 years, female: 40.5 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 43,000. Percent of the population: 77% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 33,534. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 60 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 93,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 166 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 4% (2008)||Nationality: Caymanian(s) adjective: Caymanian||National holidays: Constitution Day, first Monday in July|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 81.2 years. Male: 78.5 years, female: 84 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.85 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 12.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: age 15 and over has ever attended school. Total population: 98.9%; male: 98.7%, female: 99% (2007 estimate)||Legal system: English common law and local statutes||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: tourism, banking, insurance and finance, construction, construction materials, furniture||Industrial production growth rate: 2.4% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 1.7% (2014 estimate) 1.2% (2013 estimate) 1.6% (2012 estimate)|
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