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Brief country profile on health management

Commonwealth of Dominica

Capital: Roseau
Population: 73,000
Land Surface: 756 km2
Population Density: 91.5 persons/km2
Urban Population: 74.3%
Population Growth Rate: 0.2%
Currency: East Caribbean dollar

2 - Socioeconomics Indicators:

SOCIOECONOMIC INDICATORS

Position in the HDI:

 73*

GDP per capita 

$7,893 (2009 in US dollars)*

Human Poverty Level

 

*UNDP Human Development Report 2009

3 - Administrative Divisions:

Dominica is divided into ten parishes 

Parish

Surface Area (Km2)

Estimated population

St. Andrew

165 

10,240

St. David

120 

6,758

St. George

55 

19,825

St. John

65 

5,327

St. Joseph

110 

5,765 

St. Luke

15 

1,571 

St. Mark

15 

1,907 

St. Patrick

100 

8,383  

St. Paul

65 

8,397 

St. Peter

40 

1,452 

 

 

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