Grenada

Location

Saint George's
Guinea-Bissau
12° 0' 0" N, 61° 46' 59.88" W
Capital City: 
Saint George's
Languages: 
English
Category: Social
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Net enrollment ratio in primary education 87.90000000000001 91 99 86.8 86.5 78.7 MDG Database
Seats held by women in national parliament, percentage 26.7 26.7 26.7 26.7 26.7 26.7 26.7 26.7 13.3 13.3 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) World Bank
Category: Land
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Agricultural land (1000 Ha) 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 FAO
Forest area (sq km) 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 World Bank
Forest area (% of land area) 12.06 12.06 12.06 12.06 12.06 12.06 12.06 12.06 World Bank
Category: Tourism
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
International tourism receipts (% of total exports) 93 83 91 104 83 71 93 Development Data Group, The World Bank. 2008. 2008 World Development Indicators Online. Washington, DC: The World Bank. Available at: http://go.worldbank.org/U0FSM7AQ40.
Category: Demographics
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Country population 101,208 101,402 101,634 101,903 102,194 102,500 102,823 103,169 103,538 103,930 World Bank
Population annual growth 0.121606 0.191501 0.228531 0.264326 0.285159 0.298983 0.314626 0.335936 0.357027 0.37789 World Bank
Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births) World Bank
Category: Indices
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
HDI - Human Development Index UNDP International Human Development Indicators - Calculated based on data from UNDESA (2009d), Barro and Lee (2010), UNESCO Institute for Statistics (2010b), World Bank (2010b) and IMF(2010a).
Category: Economy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
GNI per capita, PPP (current international $) 5,920 5,680 5,820 6,450 5,960 7,580 7,650 8,070 8,320 7,710 World Bank
ODA received as % of GNI 4.4 3.11 2.81 2.71 4.12 11.61 5.96 4.0099999999999998 5.49 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)
Workers remittances (current US$) 22,000,000 22,000,000 23,000,000 23,000,000 72,192,000 51,567,000 53,941,000 55,416,000 64,000,000 UN Data
Category: Energy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Electric power consumption (kWh) World Bank
Combustible renewables and waste (metric tons of oil equivalent) World Bank
Fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) World Bank
Category: Climate Change and Sea-level Rise
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), thousand metric tons of CO2 (CDIAC) 205 220 216 220 216 235 242 242 MDG Database (CDIAC Data)
Category: Freshwater
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Improved water source (% of population with access) 94 95 95 World Bank
Category: Biodiversity
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)

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Country Strategies: 
Title Programme Name Programme Description Year
PRSP - Grenada Grenada: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper—Preparation Status Report Strategy Description 2008
UNFCCC Nat Comm - Grenada First national communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Strategy Description 2000
NBSAP - Grenada Fourth National Report of Grenada to the CBD Strategy Description 2009
NSDS - Grenada
Bill | 31 Jul 2013
26 July 2013: At its 74th meeting, the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) adopted amendments to various standards for the CDM Programme of Activities (PoAs), relating, among other things, to the demonstration of additionality and the use of sampling and surveys in PoAs and stand-alone project activities. The meeting was held from 22-26 July 2013, in Bonn, Germany, and also considered issues relating to the registration of project activities and issuance of certified...
Bill | 27 Aug 2012
PREPARED BY OHRLLS   SUMMARY The 2012 Third World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), saw 36 representatives and heads of state from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) take to the floor during the Plenary Session to deliver statements on a range of issues of importance and relevance to them. Of the 36 SIDS representatives, 10 were Heads of State while 10 were Heads of Government making up 26% of the 77 Heads of State and Heads of Government who addressed the Plenary...
Bill | 07 Aug 2012 |
  This regional project covers: Antigua & Barbuda, Belize, Grenada, St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago. The project will build capacity to reduce GHG emissions in the commercial and residential buildings including appliances, demonstrate technologies to achieve reductions of 20% of GHG emissions and put in place policies or programs to roll out these technologies to the marketplace. The project consists of six components: 1. Establish an Assessment and Monitoring System for Energy...
External Resources: 

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National focal point for sustainable development: 
Marguerite St. John
mystjohn@un.int
212-599-0301 | 646-373-0002