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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Surface area (sq km) 5130  
Population (est., 000) 1344  
Pop. density (per sq km) 262.0  
Capital city Port of Spain  
Capital city pop. (000) 34  
Currency TT Dollar (TTD)  
UN membership date 18 September 1962  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 24463  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 20578  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 15982  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 2.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 -2.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 18239.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 15494.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 12323.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 14780.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 13816.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 11741.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 14.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 14.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 28.7  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 6.47 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 6.42 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 6.31 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 2899 2011.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 4172  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 3881  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 237  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 196  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 126  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 95 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 63 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 96  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 96  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 96  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 96  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 5.8  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 5.9  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 8.0  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 32.2 ISIC Rev.2. 2008.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 31.0 ISIC Rev.2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 3.8 ISIC Rev.2. 2008.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 4.3 ISIC Rev.2.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 53.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 52.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 53.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 75.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 75.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 76.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 434  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 388  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 463  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 1669 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 1785  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 1318  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 144.9  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 142.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 71.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 63.8 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 48.5 Country estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 29.0 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2013 10981.7 2010.  
Imports (million US$) 2013 6479.6 2010.  
Balance (million US$) 2013 4502.1 2010.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 United States (48.1), Jamaica (6.5), Barbados (3.4) 2010.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United States (28.0), Gabon (12.9), Colombia (9.5) 2010.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -1.2  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4  
Urban population (%) 2014 8.6  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 20.8  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 15.2/12.9  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 97.7  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 73.6/66.3  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 24.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.8  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 42.5 2006.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 32.5/2.4  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 95  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 3.2 2003.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 94.5/93.5 National estimate. 2004.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 55.4 2004.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 28.3  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 28.6  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 57  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 43.9  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 2.6  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 94.0 2010.  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 92.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 49574/37.2  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 604.0  
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