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About Montserrat in detail
Where is Montserrat?
Montserrat, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 16 42 N 62 13 W otherwise in Central America and the Caribbean, in Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico.
What is the capital of Montserrat?
The capital city of Montserrat is: Plymouth.
What is the time in Plymouth?
It is 1 hour ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Plymouth is: UTC-4.
What is the Internet code for Montserrat?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Montserrat is: .ms
What is the size of Montserrat?
The territory of Montserrat is total: 102 sq km; land: 102 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Montserrat is about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Montserrat, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Montserrat?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Montserrat is covered by water (see below), and this includes 40 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Montserrat?
The climate of Montserrat is tropical: little daily or seasonal temperature variation.
Geographical data of Montserrat
The elevation of Montserrat; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m, highest point: Soufriere Hills volcano pre-eruption height was 915 m.
The typical geographical details of Montserrat include volcanic island, mostly mountainous, with small coastal lowland.
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, Montserrat is the island is entirely volcanic in origin and comprised of three major volcanic centers of differing ages.
Resources and land use of Montserrat
The country’s main mined products are NEGL. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 30%; arable land 20%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 10%; forest: 25%; other: 45% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Montserrat
The number of inhabitants of Montserrat is 5,267 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that only the northern half of the island is populated, the southern portion is uninhabitable due to volcanic activity.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 9% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Montserrat is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Montserrat
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: African/black 88.4%, mixed 3.7%, hispanic/Spanish 3%, caucasian/white 2.7%, East Indian/Indian 1.5%, other 0.7% (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Montserrat
The spoken languages in Montserrat are the following: English.
What are the most important religions in Montserrat?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Protestant 67.1% (includes Anglican 21.8%, Methodist 17%, Pentecostal 14.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 10.5%, and Church of God 3.7%), Roman Catholic 11.6%, Rastafarian 1.4%, other 6.5%, none 2.6%, unspecified 10.8% (2001 estimate).
Further population data of Montserrat
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 16.27% (male 442 / female 415) 15-24 years: 22.08% (male 605 / female 558) 25-54 years: 47.66% (male 1,202 / female 1,308) 55-64 years: 7.88% (male 188 / female 227) 65 years and over: 6.11% (male 193 / female 129) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Montserrat is 0.48% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Montserrat the birth rate is 11 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 6.3 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Montserrat the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Montserrat, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Montserrat are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Montserrat
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Severe volcanic activity, which began in July 1995, has put a damper on this small, open economy. A catastrophic eruption in June 1997 closed the airport and seaports, causing further economic and social dislocation. Two-thirds of the 12,000 inhabitants fProspects for the economy depend largely on developments in relation to the volcanic activity and on public sector construction activity. Half of the island remains uninhabitable. In January 2013, the EU announced the disbursement of a $55.2 million aid p.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Montserrat is $NA.
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Montserrat is 3.5% (2008 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 was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Montserrat this is $8,500 (2006 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Montserrat produces?
The main agricultural products of Montserrat are cabbages, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, peppers; livestock products.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, rum, textiles, electronic appliances. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, rum, textiles, electronic appliances.
Drinking water source in Montserrat
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 99% of population, rural: 99% of population, total: 99% of population. Unimproved: urban: 1% of population, rural: 1% of population, total: 1% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Montserrat
In Montserrat the average number of childbirth is 1.31 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Montserrat
The average age of the population is total: 32.6 years; male: 32.1 years, female: 33.1 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Montserrat 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 Montserrat is 0 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see United Kingdom.
Is Montserrat a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Montserrat
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Montserrat density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Montserrat the N/A.
However, the 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 Montserrat the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the 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 obese adults in Montserrat is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Montserrat? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Montserrat are volcanic eruptions; severe hurricanes (June to November)volcanism: Soufriere Hills volcano (elev. 915 m), has erupted continuously since 1995; a massive eruption in 1997 destroyed most of the capital, Plymouth, and resulted in approximately half of the island becoming uninhabitable.
More interesting facts about Montserrat
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; English and Irish colonists from St. Kitts first settled on Montserrat in 1632; the first African slaves arrived three decades later. The British and French fought for possession of the island for most of the 18th century, but it finally was confirmed as a British possession in 1783. The island's sugar plantation economy was converted to small farm landholdings in the mid-19th century. Much of this island was devastated and two-thirds of the population fled abroad because of the eruption of the Soufriere Hills Volcano that began on 18 July 1995. Montserrat has endured volcanic activity since, with the last eruption occurring in July 2003..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Montserrat: none (overseas territory of the UK).
The flag and other symbols of Montserrat
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, blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Montserratian coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the arms feature a woman in green dress, Erin, the female personification of Ireland, standing beside a yellow harp and embracing a large dark cross with her right arm; Erin and the harp are symbols of Ireland reflecting the territory's Irish ancestry; blue represents awareness, trustworthiness, determination, and righteousness.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Montserrat: N/A.
Constitution of Montserrat
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 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 Montserrat?
Most of the times 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 Montserrat is English common law.
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 been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Montserrat, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Legislative Council (11 seats; 9 members directly elected in a single constituency by absolute majority vote in two rounds to serve 5-year terms and 2 ex-officio members - the attorney general and financial secretary)elections: last held on 11 September 2014 (next to be held by 2019)election results: percent of vote by party - PDM 50%, MCAP 35.4%, other 14.6%; seats by party - PDM 7, MCAP 2.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Montserrat
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Montserrat the labor force is 4,521 (2012). Please bear in mind that the population in Montserrat is total: 12.7 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 9.9 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 15.6 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Montserrat is 6% (1998 estimate).
It is 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 fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Montserrat, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highhest 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 is 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 if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Montserrat 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 poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Montserrat the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Montserrat
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Montserrat is; revenues: $37.04 million, expenditures: $37.04 million (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Montserrat is 1 April - 31 March.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Montserrat
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: 0.5% (2016 estimate), -1.1% (2015 estimate) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 8.2% (31 December 2016 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Montserrat
Montserrat, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Montserrat is: $3.4 million (2016 estimate), $3 million (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: electronic components, plastic bags, apparel; hot peppers, limes, live plants; cattle.
The most important export partners of Montserrat are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: machinery and transportation equipment, foodstuffs, manufactured goods, fuels, lubricants, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Montserrat
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Montserrat, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Montserrat, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Montserrat; modern and fully digitalizeddomestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity exceeds 150 per 100 personsinternational: country code - 1-664; landing point for the East Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS) optic submarine cable with links to 13 other islands in the eastern Caribbean extending from the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Montserrat
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 Montserrat: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Montserrat: note: volcanic eruptions that began in 1995 destroyed most of the 227 km road system; a new road infrastructure has been built on the north end of the island (2008).
The total length of the waterways in Montserrat: N/A.
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Facts about Montserrat
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Montserrat, etymology: island named by explorer Christopher COLUMBUS in 1493 after the Benedictine abbey Santa Maria de Montserrat, near Barcelona, Spain.
|Abbrevation: Montserrat||Geographic coordinates:
16 45 N, 62 12 W
|Location: Central America and the Caribbean|
|Capital of Montserrat: Plymouth||GPS of the Capital:
16 42 N 62 13 W
|Position: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico|
|Land area: total: 102 sq km; land: 102 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: volcanic island, mostly mountainous, with small coastal lowland
||Area comparative: about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 5,267 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.48% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.07 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.08 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 0.92 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.83 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 1.6 male(s) / female, total population: 1 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $3.4 million (2016 estimate), $3 million (2015 estimate)||Imports: $31.75 million (2016 estimate), $30.76 million (2015 estimate)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 9% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: total: 32.6 years; male: 32.1 years, female: 33.1 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 2,860. Percent of population: 54.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 3,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 57 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 5,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 95 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 6% (1998 estimate)||Nationality: Montserratian(s) adjective: Montserratian||National holidays: birthday of Queen ELIZABETH II, second Saturday in June (1926)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 74.4 years. Male: 75.8 years, female: 72.9 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.31 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 11 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: English common law||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: tourism, rum, textiles, electronic appliances||Industrial production growth rate: 2% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 3.5% (2008 estimate)|
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