Trinidad Basic Facts

 
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Population mid-1999.............................................1,102,096
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 4,250
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 5.5
Unemployment.....................................................................14%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .8
Labor force (%) ....... 2.

Total Area...................................................................1,981 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 21

Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 73
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 12
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 96
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 2