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About Grenada in detail
Where is Grenada?
Grenada, in case, if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 12 03 N 61 45 W otherwise in Central America and the Caribbean, in Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago.
What is the capital city of Grenada?
The capital city of Grenada is: St. George’s.
What is the time in Saint George’s?
It is 1 hour ahead of Washington, D.C. during Standard Time, the timezone of Saint George’s is: UTC-4.
What is the Internet code for Grenada?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Grenada is: .gd
What is the size of Grenada?
The territory of Grenada is total: 344 sq km; land: 344 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Grenada is twice the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Grenada, we can do that by covering a distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Grenada?
We have already mentioned on this website, that what percentage of Grenada is covered by water (see below), and this includes 121 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Grenada?
The climate of Grenada is tropical: tempered by northeast trade winds.
Geographical data of Grenada
The elevation of Grenada; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m, highest point: Mount Saint Catherine 840 m.
The typical geographical details of Grenada include volcanic in origin with central mountains.
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, Grenada is the administration of the islands of the Grenadines group is divided between Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada.
Resources and land use of Grenada
The country’s main mined products are timber, tropical fruit, deepwater harbors. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 32.3%; arable land 8.8%; permanent crops 20.6%; permanent pasture 2.9%; forest: 50%; other: 17.7% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Grenada
The number of inhabitants of Grenada is 111,219 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of the population distribution, it is safe to say that approximately one-third of the population is found in the capital of St. George’s; the island’s population is concentrated along the coast.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 35.6% of the total population (2015).
Most of the population in Grenada is concentrated in SAINT GEORGE’S (capital) 38,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Grenada
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: African descent 89.4%, mixed 8.2%, East Indian 1.6%, other 0.9% (includes indigenous) (2001 estimate).
Spoken languages in Grenada
The spoken languages in Grenada are the following: English (official language), French patois.
What are the most important religions in Grenada?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Roman Catholic 44.6%, Protestant 43.5% (includes Anglican 11.5%, Pentecostal 11.3%, Seventh Day Adventist 10.5%, Baptist 2.9%, Church of God 2.6%, Methodist 1.8%, Evangelical 1.6%, other 1.3%), Jehovah’s Witness 1.1%, Rastafarian 1.1%, other 6.2%, none 3.6%.
Further population data of Grenada
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 24.15% (male 13,935 / female 12,928) 15-24 years: 15.55% (male 8,609 / female 8,684) 25-54 years: 40.36% (male 23,001 / female 21,891) 55-64 years: 10.1% (male 5,753 / female 5,476) 65 years and over: 9.84% (male 5,041 / female 5,901) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Grenada is 0.46% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Grenada the birth rate is 15.8 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 8.1 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 Grenada, 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 Grenada, 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 Grenada are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 6.1% of GDP (2014).
Economic data of Grenada
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Grenada relies on tourism as its main source of foreign exchange especially since the construction of an international airport in 1985. Strong performances in construction and manufacturing, together with the development of tourism and higher education -Hurricanes Ivan (2004) and Emily (2005) severely damaged the agricultural sector – particularly nutmeg and cocoa cultivation – which had been a key driver of economic growth. Grenada has rebounded from the devastating effects of the hurricanes but is now.
GDP is a prominent figure, as all the relevant calculations and statistics based on it. GDP in Grenada is $1.028 billion (2015 estimate).
Another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Grenada is 3% (2016 estimate) 6.2% (2015 estimate) 7.3% (2014 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 Grenada this is $14,100 (2016 estimate) $13,700 (2015 estimate) $13,000 (2014 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Grenada produces?
The main agricultural products of Grenada are bananas, cocoa, nutmeg, mace, citrus, avocados, root crops, sugarcane, corn, vegetables.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are food and beverages, textiles, light assembly operations, tourism, construction. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on food and beverages, textiles, light assembly operations, tourism, construction.
Drinking water source in Grenada
It is important to mention, that – thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 99% of the population, rural: 95.3% of the population, total: 96.6% of the population. Unimproved: urban: 1% of the population, rural: 4.7% of the population, total: 3.4% of the population (2015 estimate).
The average number of childbirth in Grenada
In Grenada, the average number of delivery is 2.04 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Grenada
The average age of the population is total: 30.9 years; male: 30.9 years, female: 31 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Grenada 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 Grenada is -3 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: citizenship by birth: yes. Citizenship by descent: yes. Dual citizenship recognized: yes, residency requirement for naturalization: 7 years for persons from a non-Caribbean state and 4 years for a person from a Caribbean state.
Is Grenada a safe destination? Healthcare services and infectious diseases in Grenada
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and infectious diseases of their destinations. In Grenada density of the hospital beds is 3.5 beds / 1,000 population (2012).
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Grenada 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 Grenada 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 Grenada is 24.6% (2014).
What are the natural hazards in Grenada? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Grenada are lies on edge of hurricane belt; hurricane season lasts from June to November.
More interesting facts about Grenada
A few words about the past, as every country and society, is connected to its history; Carib Indians inhabited Grenada when Christopher COLUMBUS discovered the island in 1498, but it remained uncolonized for more than a century. The French settled Grenada in the 17th century, established sugar estates, and imported large numbers of African slaves. Britain took the island in 1762 and vigorously expanded sugar production. In the 19th century, cacao eventually surpassed sugar as the main export crop; in the 20th century, nutmeg became the leading export. In 1967, Britain gave Grenada autonomy over its internal affairs. Full independence was attained in 1974 making Grenada one of the smallest independent countries in the Western Hemisphere. Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983. Six days later the island was invaded by US forces and those of six other Caribbean nations, which quickly captured the ringleaders and their hundreds of Cuban advisers. Free elections were reinstituted the following year and have continued since then.
In every nation’s memory, some cornerstones placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Grenada: 7 February 1974 (from the UK).
The flag and other symbols of Grenada
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 rectangle divided diagonally into yellow triangles (top and bottom) and green triangles (hoist side and outer side), with a red border around the flag; there are seven yellow, five-pointed stars with three centered in the top red border, three centered in the bottom red border, and one on a red disk superimposed at the center of the flag; there is also a symbolic nutmeg pod on the hoist-side triangle (Grenada is the world’s second-largest producer of nutmeg, after Indonesia); the seven stars stand for the seven administrative divisions, with the central star denoting the capital, St. George; yellow represents the sun and the warmth of the people, green stands for vegetation and agriculture, and red symbolizes harmony, unity, and courage.
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 Grenada: Grenada dove, Bougainvillea flower; national colors: red, yellow, green.
Constitution of Grenada
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 Grenada?
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 Grenada is common law based on English model.
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 Grenada, we can highlight the following structures bicameral Parliament consists of the Senate (13 seats; members appointed by the governor general – 10 on the advice of the prime minister and 3 on the advice of the opposition party leader; members serve 5-year terms) and the House of Representatives (15 seats; members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote to serve 5-year terms)elections: last held on 19 February 2013 (next to be held in 2018)election results: House of Representatives – percent of vote by party – NNP 59%, NDC 41%; seats by party – NNP 15.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Grenada
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 Grenada the labor force is 59,900 (2013 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Grenada is total: 9.9 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 9.4 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 10.6 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) – as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Grenada is 33.5% (2013).
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 Grenada, 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 Grenada, 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 Grenada, the people living under the poverty line are the lowest 10%: NA% highest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Grenada
The available budget mainly defines the state’s economy. The budget of Grenada is; revenues: $274.6 million, expenditures: $308.9 million (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 26.7% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Grenada is the calendar year.
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 Grenada
A few further interesting and relevant economic data are the following; Inflation rate: 0.5% (2016 estimate), -1.4% (2015 estimate), and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 9% (31 December 2016 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Grenada
Grenada, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Grenada is: $44.2 million (2016 estimate), $43.8 million (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: nutmeg, bananas, cocoa, fruit and vegetables, clothing, mace.
The most important imported products are food, manufactured goods, machinery, chemicals, fuel, and the countries from where the import is coming: Trinidad and Tobago 49.6%, US 16.4% (2015).
Renewable energies used in Grenada
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. Grenada, 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 1.4% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Grenada, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Grenada; adequate, automatic, island-wide telephone systemdomestic: interisland VHF and UHF radiotelephone linksinternational: country code – 1-473; landing point for the East Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS) submarine cable with links to 13 other islands in the eastern Caribbean extending from the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad; SHF radiotelephone links to Trinidad and Tobago a (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Grenada
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 Grenada: 3 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Grenada: total: 1,127 km, paved: 687 km, unpaved: 440 km (2001).
The total length of the waterways in Grenada: N/A.
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Facts & data about Grenada
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Grenada, etymology: probably named for the Spanish city of Granada; in Spanish “granada” means “pomegranate”.
|Abbrevation: Grenada||Geographic coordinates:|
12 07 N, 61 40 W
|Country location: Central America and the Caribbean|
|Capital of Grenada: Saint George’s||GPS of the Capital:|
12 03 N 61 45 W
|Position: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago|
|Land area: total: 344 sq km; land: 344 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: volcanic in origin with central mountains||Area comparative: twice the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 111,219 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.46% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.1 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.08 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 0.99 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.05 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 1.05 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.85 male(s) / female, total population: 1.03 male(s) / female (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $44.2 million (2016 estimate), $43.8 million (2015 estimate)||Imports: $313.7 million (2016 estimate), $310.4 million (2015 estimate)||Import partners: Trinidad and Tobago 49.6%, US 16.4% (2015)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 35.6% of the total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): SAINT GEORGE’S (capital) 38,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 30.9 years; male: 30.9 years, female: 31 years (2016 estimate)|
|Internet users: total: 60,000. Percent of the population: 53.8% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 27,034. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 24 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 120,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 108 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 33.5% (2013)||Nationality: Grenadian(s) adjective: Grenadian||National holidays: Independence Day, 7 February (1974)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 74.3 years. Male: 71.7 years, female: 77.1 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 2.04 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 15.8 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: common law based on English model||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: food and beverages, textiles, light assembly operations, tourism, construction||Industrial production growth rate: 2% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 3% (2016 estimate) 6.2% (2015 estimate) 7.3% (2014 estimate)|
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