Grenada statistics

Overview

The Grenada Bureau of Statistics is established as the central statistics office in Grenada.  It works in close partnership with the Pacific Community Statistics for Development Division, where most statistical material is published.

This page provides an overview of key statistics about Grenada.

Social statistics

SOCIAL STATISTICS

INDICATORS

LATEST YEAR/ SOURCE

Total Population

11,550

2019 MINI CENSUS

Male Population

5,871

2019 MINI CENSUS

Female Population

5,679

2019 MINI CENSUS

Crude Birth Rate (CBR) per 1,000 population

26.8

2019 RONHOSP

Crude Death Rate (CDR) per 1,000 populaton

9.2

2019 RONHOSP

Net Attendance Ratio: Early Childhood Education (AGED 4-5)

53%

2019 MINI CENSUS

Net Attendance Ratio: Primary (AGED 6-11)

90%

2019 MINI CENSUS

Net Attendance Ratio: Secondary (AGED 4-5)

43%

2019 MINI CENSUS

With Disabilities

252 (2.5%)

2019 MINI CENSUS

ECONOMIC STATISTICS

INDICATORS

LATEST YEAR/ SOURCE

GDP AT Constant Price (CHANGE %)

0.6

IMF Article IV Release 2020 JANUARY

GDP AT Constant Price (CHANGE %) COVID19 PANDEMIC IMPACT

-1.7

IMF World Economic Outlook 2020 APRIL

Value Of Imports (AUD$) million

63,1

2018 Partner Countries –  mirror data

Value Of Exports (AUD$) million

11,8

2018 Partner Countries –  mirror data

Balance Of Trade (AUD$) million

-51,3

2018 Partner Countries –  mirror data

Imports From Australia (AUD$) million

53.2

2018 ABS Australia mirror data

Imports From Fiji (AUD$) million

7.5

2018 FBOS Fiji mirror data

Imports From NZ (AUD$) million

2.5

2018 Stats NZ – mirror data

Exports to Asia Region (AUD$) million

3.5

2018 Partner Countries –  mirror data

Exports To Oceania (AUD$) million

3.3

2018 Partner Countries –  mirror data

Exports To Other Region (AUD$) million

4.9

2018 Partner Countries –  mirror data

Labour Force Participation rate (%)

63%

2019 MINI CENSUS

Employment-population ratio (%)

52%

2019 MINI CENSUS

Unemployment-rate (%)

18%

2019 MINI CENSUS

CPI annual percentage change

1.23

Dec 2018 to Dec 2019

2020-21 Budget Paper 2 provides more detail on the national accounts, consumer prices, trade and labour force statistics.

 BP 2 2020-21 Economic Statistics extract

In 2019, a mini-census was conducted in Grenada. Highlights are summarised in the two tables below.

Financial statistics

Grenada uses the Australian dollar, and does not have an independent central bank.

Financial regulation and services are provided by the Department of Finance.

An agency of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank provides access to deposit and savings services on Grenada.  

Key statistics as at 30 June 2020 include:

  • A total of >12,000 Bank accounts held in the agency
  • A total of >11,400 personal customer accounts
  • 40,000 ATM transactions a month, valued at $8.3 million.  There are 3.5 ATM transactions for every agency one.
  • Liability products totalled ~$216 million in 2019-20
  • Average account balances of $18,000
  • Personal customer transaction and savings balances now an average of $2,000
  • In 2019-20 the Grenada customers generated >1.2 million transaction totalling >$2 billion.

 

Formal commercial or retail lending services are not available in Grenada, as the Bendigo Agency (the only official provider of financial services on Grenada) does not provide lending services.

The Government has adopted a Debt Action Plan to resolve historic debt and arrears,  including meeting obligations related to the Bank of Grenada liquidation.

More detail is in the 2020-21 Budget extract below.

 Government of Grenada Debt Liabilities 30 June 2020

In 2019, a mini-census was conducted in Grenada. Highlights are summarised in the two tables below.Content is in development

The September quarter 2020 CPI change on the June quarter was 0.9%.

Year on year CPI increased 1.9 % in the September quarter 2020.

 CPI ending Sept2020 quarterly report Grenada

 June Quarter 20-cpi-nauru-info-release