SELECTED INDICATORS OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES

 

COUNTRY

COMPULSORY AGE OF EDUCATION

ADULT LITERACY RATE

INFANT MORTALITY RATE

LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH

Rate

Year

Rate

Year

Male

Female

All

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

5-16yrs

85.8j

1991

15.4

2001

72.7

78.1

 

2001

THE BAHAMAS

5-16yrs

 

 

14.8

2000

70.4

77.3

 

2000e

BARBADOS

5-16yrs

97

2000

14.4

2002

72.4

77.8

 

1990

BELIZE

5-14yrs

75.1

1996

16.9

2001p

66.7

73.5

69.9

2000

DOMINICA

5-15yrs

76.4

1991

12.5

2000

71.9

75.0

73.1

2002

GRENADA

5-12yrs

94.4i

1991

14.3

2000

63.7

67.0

65.3

2000

GUYANA

3.9-16yrs

96.5k

1991

54.0

2002

63.1

69.9

 

1991

HAITI

 

 

 

66.7*

1995-1999

 

 

 

 

JAMAICA

6-12yrs

79.9

1999

19.0

2001

70.9

75.6

73.3

2001p

MONTSERRAT

5-16yrs

94.2i

1996

0.0

2002

75.7

77.5

76.4

2000

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

5-16yrs

97.8i

1991

12.5

2001

67.6

71.7

 

2000

SAINT LUCIA

5-16yrs

90.2i

1991

13.4

2000

72.5

75.5

 

2001p

ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

5-15yrs

83.1

2001

18.9

2001

68.7

70.6

69.6

2001

SURINAME

6-15yrs

 

 

29.0

2000

63.1

70.8

 

1980

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

5-18yrs

87.4l

1995

17.6

2001p

70.4

75.2

72.8

2000-2005

 

 


SELECTED INDICATORS OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES

 

COUNTRY

RATE OF GROWTH OF GDP

EXTERNAL PUBLIC DEBT

INFLATION RATE

(%)

Year

(EC$Mn)

(US$Mn)

Year

Rate

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

2.1

2002

1254.4

464.6

2002

1.1

2002

THE BAHAMAS

6.1

1995

1006.7

372.9

2002

2.0

2001

BARBADOS

-2.3

2001p

2001.0

741.1

2001p

0.2

2002

BELIZE

4.6

2001

1535.0

568.5

2002

0.6

2000

DOMINICA

-4.7

2002

535.0

198.133

2002

0.2

2002

GRENADA

-1.1

2002

873.0

323.341

2002

1.5

2002

GUYANA

1.1

2002

3343.1

1238.2

2002

7.1

2002

HAITI

3.0

1999

3159.0

1170

2000p

14.2

2000

JAMAICA

1.7

2001

10928.3

4047.5

2002

7.3

2002

MONTSERRAT

-2.8

2002

15.7

5.8

2002

3.5

2002

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

0.8

2002

694.0

257.041

2002

2.1

2002

SAINT LUCIA

0.1

2002

689.6

255.396

2002

-0.2

2002

ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

1.4

2002

455.8

168.8

2002

0.8

2002

SURINAME

22.6

2001

647.2

239.7

2000

4.9

2001

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

6.9

2000

4306.5

1595

2002

4.1

2002

 

 


SELECTED INDICATORS OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES

 

COUNTRY

EMPLOYED LABOUR FORCE

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

VISITOR

EXPENDITURE

Emp.Agri / Total Emp.

Emp.Ind. / Total Emp.

Emp.Serv. / Total Emp.

Year

%

%

%

Rate

Year

(EC$Mn)

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

4.0

5.6

90.4

1991

6.0

1991

650.0

2002

THE BAHAMAS

3.8

5.4

90.8

1997

6.9

2001

4897.8

2000

BARBADOS

4.2

7.1

88.7

2001r

9.9

2001r

1927.5

2001p

BELIZE

20.2

9.6

70.2

2001

12.8

1999***

301.1

1999

DOMINICA

23.8

8.7

67.5

1997

15.7

1999

97.8

2002

GRENADA

13.8

7.6

78.6

1998

15.2

1998

240.1

2002

GUYANA

23.1

18.8

58.1

1998

2.9

1991

159.3

1999e

HAITI

...

...

...

...

...

...

153.9

1999n

JAMAICA

21.0

8.0

71.1

2000**

15.1

2002**

3326.4

2001e

MONTSERRAT

6.6

5.6

87.8

1991

5.8

1991

23.2

2002

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

14.7

7.9

77.4

1994

4.5

1994

154.4

2002

SAINT LUCIA

20.8

9.8

69.4

2000*

18.9

2001

691.7

2002

ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

24.9

8.7

66.4

1991

19.8

1991

221.1

2002

SURINAME

13.0

11.7

75.4

2001

.

.

144.2

1999

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

7.8

13.5

78.7

2001

10.8

2001

586.0

2000

 

 


SELECTED INDICATORS OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES

 

COUNTRY

AREA

MID-YEAR

POPULATION

GDP AT CURRENT

GDP PER CAPITA   AT

 

(Km˛)

POPULATION

 ESTIMATES

DENSITY

MARKET PRICES

CURRENT MARKET PRICES

 

 

Number

Year

(Persons

/Km˛)

Year

(EC$Mn)

Year

(EC$)

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANGUILLA

91

11561

2001

127

2001

297.6

2001

25740.9

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

442

76485

2002

173

2002

1946.5

2002

25449.7

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BAHAMAS

13939

312000

2002

22

2002

8287.2

1995

29717.6

1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARBADOS

431

269916

2001

626

2001

6882.2

2001

25497.4

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELIZE

22966

257310

2001

11

2001

2173.4

2001

8446.6

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOMINICA

750

71079

2002

95

2002

685.2

2002

9639.7

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRENADA

345

102638

2002

298

2002

1083.8

2002

10559.5

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUYANA

214970

774800

2002

4

2002

1960.9

2002

2530.9

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAITI

27750

8357000

2000

301

2000

12796.9

2000

1531.3

2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAMAICA

10991

2618600

2002m

238

2002

20971.8

2001

8037.3

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONTSERRAT

103

4501

2002

44

2002

102.7

2002

22808.3

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

269

46710

2002

174

2002

952.7

2002

20396.7

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAINT LUCIA

616

159133

2002

258

2002

1814.8

2002

11404.1

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SI VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

389

109164

2002

281

2002

975.0

2002

8931.2

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SURINAME

163820

441356

2001p

3

2001

1960.4

2001

4441.7

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

5128

1276000

2002

249

2002

25299.7

2002

19832.0

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED INDICATORS OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES

 

COUNTRY

TOTAL EXPORTS

TOTAL IMPORTS

INTRA-REGIONAL

INTRA-REGIONAL

 

 

 

EXPORTS

 IMPORTS

 

(EC$Mn)

Year

(EC$Mn)

Year

(EC$Mn)

Year

(EC$Mn)

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANGUILLA

8.6

2001

209.8

2001

1.0

2001

15.2

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

105.3

2002h

1077.7

2002h

7.6

2001f

92.3

2001f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BAHAMAS

375.9

2001

1928.7

2001

1.3

2001

16.8

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARBADOS

581.8

2002

2691.3

2002

268.7

2002

426.8

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELIZE

468.4

2001

1144.4

2001

30.2

2001

58.1

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOMINICA

113.1

2002

312.3

2002

63.2

2002

95.3

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRENADA

103.3

2002

536.8

2002

31.1

2002

144.0

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUYANA

1298.3 p

2002

1641.7 P

2002

206.2 P

2002

304.9 P

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAITI

874.5

2000

2834.5

2000

NA

 

NA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAMAICA

3302.5

2001

9187.0

2001

136.6

2001

1169.2

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONTSERRAT

1.9

2002

52.3

2002

1.3

2002

9.3

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

73.0

2002

544.6

2002

1.8

2002

80.8

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAINT LUCIA

171.1

2002

849.9

2002

43.1

2002

210.5

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SI VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

106.1

2002

480.2

2002

54.0

2002

135.3

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SURINAME

1077.9

2001

1232.5

2001

78.4

2001f

222.5

2001f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

8782.9

2002

8362.0

2002

1816.2

2002

204.0

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: 
Data above is for the latest year available for each Member State.
r
means revised
p
means provisional/preliminary
...
Data not available
c
means census actual
d
means census preliminary
e
refers to estimates
f
refers to estimates which were obtained for countries with missing data and is based upon a matrix of member states’ imports to and from one another.
g
refers to census 2001
h
ECCB estimate
i
Adult Literacy rate refers to estimates based on completion of at least 7 years of primary schooling of the adult population aged 15 years of more. 
j
Adult Literacy rate includes those from primary to the tertiary level, excluding those with no education at all and those attending nusery.
k
Adult Literacy rate for Guyana was calculated by simply asking the question if one could read and write.
l
Figure relates to Functional Literary rate defined as individuals who are capable of engaging in at least one activity requiring an ability to read with understanding and write in such a manner to express an idea or thought. 
n
Refers to Total Expenditure for Tourism.
m
means mean population
*
Based on an average of the Half yearly Labour force figures
**
Based on an average of  Labour force figures April and October
***
Figure relates to the Labour force Survey done in April

 

 

 

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