Trinidad and Tobago: In-depth PEST insights
This PEST country analysis report on Trinidad & Tobago provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.
Understand the political system in Trinidad & Tobago through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
Understand the economic situation in Trinidad & Tobago through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
Understand customer demographics in Trinidad & Tobago through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
Understand the technological landscape in Trinidad & Tobago through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Trinidad & Tobago, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Trinidad & Tobago's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."
The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
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What is the outlook in Trinidad & Tobago in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
How does Trinidad & Tobago perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
How does Trinidad & Tobago perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
How does Trinidad & Tobago perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?
Table of Contents
Key highlights 2
Key developments in 2016 3
Key Facts and Geographic Location 8
Key facts 8
Geographical location 9
Political Landscape 10
Structure and policies 11
Key political figures 11
Structure of government 11
Key political parties 11
Key policies 12
Governance indicators 12
Economic Landscape 14
Structure and policies 16
Financial system 16
GDP and growth rate 16
Fiscal situation 20
International investment position 22
Monetary situation 22
Social Landscape 24
Structure and policies 24
Demographic composition 24
Income distribution 27
Technological Landscape 29
Structure and policies 29
Research and Development 30
Ask the analyst 31
About MarketLine 31
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Trinidad and Tobago 9
Figure 2: Trinidad and Tobago-key political events timeline 10
Figure 3: Trinidad and Tobago-Key political figures 11
Figure 4: Distribution of seats in the House of Assembly after September 2015 elections 12
Figure 5: Evolution of GDP growth in Trinidad and Tobago, 2005-16 15
Figure 6: GDP and GDP growth rate of Trinidad and Tobago (constant prices), 2010-20 16
Figure 7: Sector specific GDP in Trinidad and Tobago, 2016 17
Figure 8: Agricultural output in Trinidad and Tobago, 2010-16 18
Figure 9: Industrial output in Trinidad and Tobago, 2010-16 19
Figure 10: Services output in Trinidad and Tobago, 2010-16 20
Figure 11: Consumer price index (CPI) and CPI-based inflation in Trinidad and Tobago, 2010-20 22
Figure 12: Unemployment in Trinidad and Tobago, 2010-20 23
Figure 13: Major religions in Trinidad and Tobago 26
Figure 14: Healthcare expenditure as a percentage of GDP, 2008-15 27
Figure 15: Internet user and penetration 2010-15 30
List of Tables
Table 1: Trinidad and Tobago-key facts 8
Table 2: Mid-year population by age (as a percentage of total population) in 2016 25
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