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 POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY PARISH (PERCENT)

PARISH

1981

1991

2001

St. George's (Town)

5.4

4.8

3.8

St. George (Rest)

27.6

28.6

32.1

St. John

9.3

9.2

8.3

St. Mark

4.5

4.0

3.9

St. Patrick

11.4

10.6

10.4

St. Andrew

25.2

25.2

24.9

St. David

11.4

11.5

10.7

Carriacou

5.2

6.0

5.9

Total

100.0

100.0

100.0

Source: Grenada Central Statistical Office

 

POPULATION BY AGE GROUP AND SEX

 

 

 

Age Group

1991

2001

 

 

Male (%)

 

 

Female (%)

 

Both Sexes (%)

 

 

Male (%)

 

 

Female (%)

 

Both Sexes (%)

Under 15

51

49

38

50.5

49.5

32.5

15-29

51

49

26

50.2

49.8

24.7

30-44

50

50

16

51.3

48.7

19.5

45-64

46

54

12

49.8

50.2

14.1

65+

39

61

8

43.1

56.9

9.2

Total

49

51

100

49.8

50.2

100

Source: Grenada Central Statistical Office

 

DISTRIBUTION OF POPULATION BY ETHNIC GROUP AND SEX 1991 AND 2001

 

Ethnic Origin

1991

2001

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Negro

85.2

84.5

84.8

90.9

87.9

89.4

East Indian

2.9

3.0

3.0

1.4

2.0

1.7

Amerindian

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.1

White

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.2

0.6

0.4

Mixed

10.7

11.4

11.0

7.1

9.0

8.1

Other (incl. Chinese, Portuguese, Syrian/Lebanese)

 

 

 

0.3

 

 

 

0.2

 

 

 

0.3

 

 

 

0.0

 

 

 

0.0

 

 

 

0.0

Not Stated

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

Total

100

100

100

100

100

100

 

GRENADA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AT MARKET PRICES IN CURRENT PRICES (EC$M)

Sector

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Agriculture

69.8

72.37

92.63

94.25

81.32

57.83

71.62

72.34

83.14

Crops

50.34

46.08

60.49

58.01

50.72

24.88

40.12

39.62

48.84

Livestock

4.96

5.06

5.13

5.23

4.71

5.82

6.26

7.16

7.48

Forestry

3.04

3.07

3.1

3.13

2.52

2.44

2.5

2.6

2.71

Fishing

11.46

18.16

23.91

27.88

23.37

24.69

22.74

22.96

24.11

Mining & Quarrying

7.61

6.01

5.1

7.17

6.06

6.62

9.32

9.33

8.76

Manufacturing

62.35

61.94

62.3

60.67

53.02

64.34

65.67

68.01

74.97

Electricity & Water

46.36

52.16

60.95

62.56

58.44

62.28

70.71

77.37

81.43

Construction

96.71

79.74

80.88

102.32

109.68

226.43

172.53

158.36

138.64

Wholesale & Retail Trade

96.39

96.29

98.22

107.77

88.37

121.79

114.48

119.06

119.89

Hotels & Restaurants

81.69

78.18

73.41

85.41

75.95

45.47

78.21

93.85

91.9

Transportation

136.44

124.21

122.82

132.69

148.24

184.59

178.03

179.6

181.43

Road Transport

88.24

77.94

77.85

82.8

93.85

126.82

121.74

121.05

119.6

Sea Transport

30.98

29.74

28.67

32.21

34.6

39.69

35.73

35.31

36.01

Air Transport

17.22

16.53

16.3

17.68

19.79

18.08

20.56

23.24

25.82

Communications

78.26

75.47

65.1

62.68

55.81

69.97

70.64

78.68

81.04

Banks & Insurance

89.61

93.6

99.79

115.52

116.65

115.32

117.87

131.53

146.31

Real Estate & Housing

30.28

31.66

32.62

33.83

30.44

29.86

33.66

36.41

40.13

Gov’t Services

145.51

151.74

163.05

171.01

193.83

192.89

206.02

218.94

259.08

Other Services

88.11

104.16

102.88

118.53

126.36

144.8

157.5

210.29

233.93

Less: FISIM

70.72

76.47

80.09

91.65

97.07

97.58

103.61

111.55

118.34

GVA in Basic Prices

958.4

951.06

979.66

1,062.76

1,047.10

1,224.61

1,242.65

1,342.22

1,422.31

Growth Rate

8.06

(0.77)

3.01

8.48

(1.47)

16.95

1.47

8.01

5.97

 

201.46

189.23

200.91

233.85

220.09

270.82

281.33

298.96

316.9

GDP in Market Prices

1,159.86

1,140.29

1,180.57

1,296.61

1,267.19

1,495.43

1,523.98

1,641.18

1,739.21

Growth Rate

8

(1.69)

3.53

9.83

(2.27)

18.01

1.91

7.69

5.97

Source: National Accounts Statistics 2008, ECCB (Table 5.1)

 

TRANSFERS AND SUBSIDIES AND PERSONAL EMOLUMENTS IN EXPENDITURE

POVERTY, INDIGENCE AND VULNERABILITY LINES FOR GRENADA

Indicator of Vulnerability

Grenada 2008

Indigence Line (Annual in EC$)

2,394

Poverty Line (Annual in EC$)

5,842

Vulnerability Line (Annual in EC$)

7,302

 

MEAN ADULT EQUIVALENT HOUSEHOLD SIZE AND MINIMUM CONSUMPTION ESTIMATES (EC$) FOR GRENADA 2008

 

Mean Adult Equivalent Household

Size

 

Poverty Line

(per month

per adult)

Minimum Required per month for an average

Household

Annual Poverty Line per adult

 

 

Minimum Annual Required for an average Household

 

EC$

EC$

EC$

EC$

2.61

487

1,271

5,842

15,247

 

COMPARISON OF 1998 AND 2008 POVERTY RATES

 

 

Poverty Indicators (1996 and 2007/08 Compared)

Grenada

 

% Individuals 1998

 

% Individuals 2008

Indigence Rate

12.9

2.4

Poverty Headcount Index (Poverty Rate)

32.1

37.7

Vulnerability Rate (Vulnerable but not Poor)

n/a

14.6