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Trinidad and Tobago In-depth PEST Insights

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    Country Profile

  • 41 Pages
  • January 2023
  • Region: Trinidad and Tobago
  • MarketLine
  • ID: 4668464

This PEST country analysis report on Trinidad and 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 and Tobago through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Trinidad and Tobago through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Trinidad and Tobago through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Trinidad and 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 and 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 and 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.

Reasons to Buy

  • What is the outlook in Trinidad and Tobago in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Trinidad and Tobago perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Trinidad and Tobago perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Trinidad and Tobago perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Table of Contents

1.1. Catalyst
1.2. Summary
1.2.1. Key highlights
1.3. Key developments (January 2022-December 2022)
1.4. Recovery of the economy from the COVID-19 crisis
1.4.1. Snapshot
1.4.2. Vaccination rollout
1.4.3. Government measures
1.4.4. Impact on economy

2.1. Geographical location

3.1. Summary
3.2. Evolution
3.3. Structure and policies
3.3.1. Key political figures
3.3.2. Structure of government
3.3.3. Key political parties
3.3.4. Key policies
3.4. Performance
3.4.1. Governance indicators

4.1. Summary
4.2. Evolution
4.3. Structure and policies
4.3.1. Financial system
4.4. Performance
4.4.1. GDP and growth rate
4.4.2. Fiscal situation
4.4.3. Monetary situation
4.4.4. Unemployment

5.1. Summary
5.2. Evolution
5.3. Structure and policies
5.3.1. Demographic composition
5.3.2. Religious composition
5.3.3. Education
5.3.4. Healthcare
5.4. Performance
5.4.1. Healthcare
5.4.2. Income distribution
5.4.3. Education

6.1. Summary
6.2. Evolution
6.3. Structure and policies
6.4. Performance
6.4.1. ICT
6.4.2. Research and development

7.1. Ask the analyst
7.2. About the Publisher
7.3. Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: Trinidad and Tobago - Key facts, 2023
Table 2: Trinidad and Tobago - Mid-year population by age (% of total population), 2022e

List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Trinidad and Tobago    
Figure 2: Trinidad and Tobago - A timeline of key political events    
Figure 3: Trinidad and Tobago - Key political figures    
Figure 4: Trinidad and Tobago - Distribution of seats in the house of representatives, August 2020 elections    
Figure 5: Trinidad and Tobago - Evolution of GDP growth (%), 2013-22e    
Figure 6: Trinidad and Tobago - Real GDP and real GDP growth rate ($ billion/%), 2018-27f    
Figure 7: Trinidad and Tobago - Sector-specific GDP, 2022e    
Figure 8: Trinidad and Tobago - Agricultural output (TTD billion/%), 2018-23f    
Figure 9: Trinidad and Tobago - Industrial output (TTD billion/%), 2018-23f    
Figure 10: Trinidad and Tobago - Services output (TTD billion/%), 2018-23f    
Figure 11: Trinidad and Tobago - Goods and services’ export and import volume (%), 2018-27f    
Figure 12: Trinidad and Tobago - Consumer price index and inflation (index/%), 2018-27f    
Figure 13: Trinidad and Tobago - Unemployment rate (thousands/%), 2018-27f    
Figure 14: Trinidad and Tobago - Major religions (%), 2011    
Figure 15: Trinidad and Tobago - Government healthcare expenditure ($ million/%), 2017-21    
Figure 16: Trinidad and Tobago - Internet users and penetration (millions/%), 2018-23f