flag Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Statistical Overview

Capital: Port-of-Spain

Population

Total Population: 1,399,491
Natural Increase: 0.3%
Density: 273 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 53.2%
Ethnic Origins: Indians (South Asians) 38%, Africans 36%, mixed 24% and the remaining 2% belong to other ethnic groups. (Central Statistical Office)
Official Language: English
Other Languages Spoken: Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Creole, Spanish, Chinese
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Roman Catholic 26%, Hindu 22.5%, Anglican 7.8%, Baptist 7.2%, Pentecostal 6.8%, Muslim 5.8%, Seventh Day Adventist 4%, Other Christians 5.8%, Others 10.8%, Unspecified 1.4%.
Literacy Rate: 98.4%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Port of Spain

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD)

Country Overview

Area: 5,130 km²
Type of State: Parliamentary Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: High-income economy.
Growth strongly linked to the hydrocarbon sector.
HDI*: 0.772/1
HDI (World Rank): 64/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Trinidad and Tobago, dial 00
To call Trinidad and Tobago, dial +868
Internet Suffix: .tt
Computers: 13.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 21.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 59.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 99.83% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20172018201920202021
Imports of Goods (million USD) 6,9107,7106,3274,6715,763
Exports of Goods (million USD) 9,15310,5307,1925,2168,619
Imports of Services (million USD) 3,1522,4891,8551,3962,081
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,088800791481343

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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