Compared to many other developing countries,
the standard of living is quite good with a relatively
high per capita GDP and good access to health care.
In 2015, Grenada was ranked 79 out of 188 countries
in the UN Development Index, which was a clear
improvement from previous years.
The Ministry of Labor decides on a minimum wage, but
it is not stated to be sufficient to support a single
person or a family. Many households have their own
smaller farms alongside and also contributions from
relatives abroad help them cope with their livelihoods.
Countryaah Official Site:
Official statistics for population in Grenada, including population growth, density, and estimation in next 50 years.
Violence against women is a serious problem, but the
police rarely intervene.
The social insurance system includes sickness benefit,
old-age pension and maternity allowance.
FACTS - SOCIAL CONDITIONS
14 per 1000 births (2018)
Proportion of population with access to clean
95.6 percent (2015)
Proportion of the population having access to
91.5 percent (2017)
Public expenditure on health care as a
percentage of GDP
5.0 percent (2015)
Public expenditure on health care per person
US $ 516 (2016)
Proportion of women in parliament
47 percent (2018)