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Capital: Port-of-Spain


Total Population: 1,364,962
Natural Increase: 0.4%
Density: 266 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 8.4%
Ethnic Origins: Indian (South Asian) 40%, African 37.5%, mixed 20.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 0.8%.
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%
National Currency: Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD)
Exchange rate (average of the last 30 days):
1 TTD = 0.1271 EUR

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 20122013201420152016
Imports of Goods (million USD) 9,0658,8718,3866,4958,800
Exports of Goods (million USD) 12,98312,77011,8067,2858,000

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017


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