population

In Dominica, New Hope for the Mountain Chicken

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s hope for the Mountain Chicken. Numbers of the endangered Mountain Chicken frog that calls Dominica home are slowly recovering, according to the island’s government. Amphibian Technician in Dominica’s Forestry Division, Machel Sulton says the …

How Many People Live in the Caribbean?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff How many people live in the Caribbean? It’s a question we’re often asked. And the answer is, well, complicated. That’s because it depends on what geographical area you define as the Caribbean. We culled data …

Jamaica’s Population “Not Likely to Exceed” 3 Million People

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s population is not likely to exceed 3 million people, according to the Planning Institute of Jamaica. The country currently has a population of around 2.71 million people, a number not …

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 Above: the Umana Yana in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing our examination of Caribbean data from the World Bank’s recent World Development Report, we now turn to population age. What are the Caribbean’s oldest populations? What are the …

 Above: a tent camp in Haiti in 2011 (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The number of Haitians living in tent camps as a result of the 2010 earthquake has fallen to 172,000, according to the United Nations’ …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The World Bank’s recently-released World Development Report contains mounds of fascinating data about the world and, more importantly, the Caribbean. We’ll be doing a series of posts putting together the data, on everything from GDP …

 Above: Port-of-Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago “must” invest in its youth population, according to Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Marlene Coudray. The Minister was speaking at the National Youth Awards 2012 at the Hyatt …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s Statistics Department released its first publication based on newly-collected census data, with the island’s population standing at 4,922. Montserrat is the first in the OECS to release data, and plans tow more publications based …

 Above: Ranguana Caye, Belize Belize is projected to have a 2 percent annual population growth rate for the first half of this decade, the fastest pace in CARICOM, according to the United Nations Development Programme. Belize, which has a population …