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
Infant Mortality: 14 per 1000 births (2018)
Proportion of population with access to clean water: 95.6 percent (2015)
Proportion of the population having access to toilets: 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)