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
26 Jan 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
25 January 2012: The initial discussions on the “zero draft” of the outcome document for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) began on 25 January 2012, at UN Headquarters in New York, US. Opening comments on the zero draft were offered by five groupings with small island developing States (SIDS) members, namely the Group of 77 and China (G-77/China), the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Pacific SIDS, and the Pacific Islands...
17 Jan 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
6 January 2012: The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will grant a €50 million line of credit to the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to help finance borrowing member countries’ (BMC) efforts to address climate change mitigation and adaptation. The credit line can be used to finance up to half of the aggregate total costs of eligible projects related to climate change, such as: energy efficiency; renewable energy; forestry and land use; low-carbon technology research,...
10 Dec 2011 | SIDS Policy and Practice
17 January 2011: The 27th Meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council was held on 17 January 2011, at CARICOM headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana. At the opening, Amb. Lolita Applewhaite, CARICOM Acting Secretary-General, urged the Council of Ministers to seek to “find solutions as an integrated whole” to the challenges faced by the region, pointing to the volatility of tourism and the “troubling inability” of the international community to fulfil their financial pledges to...
External Resources: 

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