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After God Is The Earth.

 

General


Population: 72,969 (2011)
Land Area: 754 sq km
Natural Resources: Timber, hydropower, arable land
Capital: Roseau
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Nicholas J. O. Liverpool (2003)
Head of Government: Roosevelt Skerrit (2004)
Languages: English, French patois
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic 61.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 6%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, Other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, Other 1.6%, None 6.1%
Major Ethnicities: African 86.8%, Mixed 8.9%, Carib Amerindian 2.9%, Caucasian 0.8%, Other 0.7%
Life Expectancy: 75.98 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 375 million (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 765.4 million (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 10,500 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 1.4% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 17.7%, Industry 32.8%, Services 49.5% (2004)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 40%, Industry 32%, Services 28% (2000)
Industries: Soap, coconut oil, tourism, copra, furniture, cement blocks; shoes
Agriculture Products: Bananas, citrus, mangoes, root crops, coconuts, cocoa
Human Development Index: 0.724 (81st)
Tourism Revenue: 36 million (2002)
Unemployment Rate: 23% (2000)

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Current Situation

 

Dominica is located in the Caribbean Sea, it is bordered by several other island states. Dominica's economy is mostly based on tourism and agriculture.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Dominica
Wikipedia: Dominica
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/DMA.html

Updated on: December 15, 2011