flag Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Statistical Overview

Capital: Port-of-Spain


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.


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 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 8,8006,9107,7106,3274,671
Exports of Goods (million USD) 8,0009,15310,5307,1925,216
Imports of Services (million USD) n/a3,1522,4891,8551,396
Exports of Services (million USD) n/a1,088800791481

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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