Country Profile

trinidad-tobago
  • Capital: Port of Spain
  • Currency: TTD-Trinidad Dollar (1 USD = 6.79 TTD) (*as of 17-Apr-2021)
  • Main Language(s): English (official), English Creole
  • Administration: Parliamentary Republic. The Chief of the State is the President and the Head of the Government is the Prime Minister.
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Geographic Location

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  • Region: Caribbean
    Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
Geographic Area - Total ('000 Sq. Km): 5.1
Time Zone: UTC -04:00
Accessibility (Hours):
Los Angeles 8
Houston 5
New York 5
Miami 4
London, UK 9
Panama 3
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Macro Indicators (2018)

Population (Millions): 1.4
GDP (US$ Billions): 23.8
Annual GDP Growth (%): -0.2
Inflation Rate (Annual %): 6.1
Unemployment (%): 2.8 (2019)
Income Level: High
ICT Service Exports (US$ Million): 14.3 (2017)
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Avasant Country Risk Profile

Very High Very Low
Overall Business Risk: Stable
Political Risk: Stable
Economic Risk: Stable
Service Disruption Risk: Low
Operations Scalability Risk (Human Resource): Stable
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Global Business/ICT Rankings

Doing Business 2020 (190): 105
WEF Global Competitiveness 2019 (141): 79
WEF ICT Adoption 2019 (141): 61
Global Innovation Index 2019 (129): 91
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Key ICT/Digital Providers

Domestic: Aegis, DirecOne
International: Evolve Mortgage Services, Fujitsu Caribbean (Trinidad), iQor, Medullan, RBC Shared Services, Scotiabank OSSCL, Toucan
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Main Outsourcing/Digital Hubs

Chaguanas, Port of Spain, Tamana InTech Park

Global Equations Digital Competitiveness Profile

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  • Leader
  • Innovator
  • Challenger
  • Emerging

Digital Competitiveness Index™ classification and scores are derived by assessing 70+ parameters across five key digital competitiveness enabling pillars – Digital Ecosystem (30), Human Capital (25), Financial Attractiveness (25), Enabling Environment (15) and Supporting Infrastructure (5). Each segment indicates an overall aggregate score based on a range of sub indicators with varying degree of relevance to overall digital ecosystem and competitiveness.

Data Sources – The assessment is based on data from range of sources including publicly available third party sources e.g. World Bank, IMF as well as data collected directly by Avasant Global Equations and its partners – Computer Economics and Strativa Consulting.

For More Details on Data Sources and Assessment Methodology

Digital Competitiveness Index™ classification and scores are derived by assessing 70+ parameters across five key digital competitiveness enabling pillars – Digital Ecosystem (30), Human Capital (25), Financial Attractiveness (25), Enabling Environment (15) and Supporting Infrastructure (5). Each segment indicates an overall aggregate score based on a range of sub indicators with varying degree of relevance to overall digital ecosystem and competitiveness.

Data Sources – The assessment is based on data from range of sources including publicly available third party sources e.g. World Bank, IMF as well as data collected directly by Avasant Global Equations and its partners – Computer Economics and Strativa Consulting.

For More Details on Data Sources and Assessment Methodology

Digital Competitiveness - Total Score: 43.69
43.69 100.00 Total Score : 43.69 Argentina: 63.56 Australia: 62.39 Austria: 63.84 Bahamas: 21.72 Barbados: 34.89 Belize: 27.32 Brazil: 64.40 Bulgaria: 65.08 Canada: 71.05 Chile: 67.18 China: 68.28 Colombia: 65.61 Costa Rica: 68.07 Croatia: 63.30 Czech Republic: 65.84 Denmark: 49.13 Dominican Republic: 56.19 Ecuador: 38.32 Egypt: 49.51 El Salvador: 50.09 Estonia: 71.15 Finland: 48.61 France: 63.73 Germany: 67.57 Ghana: 37.49 Grenada: 12.91 Guatemala: 50.34 Guyana: 21.34 Haiti: 33.53 Honduras: 50.55 Hungary: 66.49 Iceland: 48.01 India: 74.68 Indonesia: 43.57 Ireland: 70.18 Israel: 65.16 Jamaica: 50.73 Japan: 52.36 Jordan: 53.60 Kazakhstan: 42.86 Kenya: 38.17 Latvia: 66.15 Lithuania: 68.75 Malawi: 26.93 Malaysia: 74.46 Mauritius: 56.32 Mexico: 65.97 Morocco: 46.96 Netherlands: 66.68 New Zealand: 57.03 Norway: 47.46 Panama: 52.55 Peru: 36.17 Philippines: 63.04 Poland: 65.91 Portugal: 63.52 Qatar: 53.32 Romania: 65.23 Russia: 54.38 Rwanda: 31.84 Singapore: 63.54 Slovak Republic: 63.20 Slovenia: 63.02 South Africa: 55.92 South Korea: 52.76 Spain: 64.92 Sri Lanka: 59.79 St. Vincent And the Grenadines: 11.62 Sweden: 48.24 Switzerland: 52.34 Tanzania: 31.37 Thailand: 48.54 Trinidad And Tobago: 43.69 Turkey: 51.41 Ukraine: 52.48 United Arab Emirates: 66.79 United Kingdom: 69.64 United States: 71.52 Uruguay: 62.37 Vietnam: 47.77

SUB-PILLARS

Rating
Country Score

Digital Competitiveness Index™ classification and scores are derived by assessing 70+ parameters across five key digital competitiveness enabling pillars – Digital Ecosystem (30), Human Capital (25), Financial Attractiveness (25), Enabling Environment (15) and Supporting Infrastructure (5). Each segment indicates an overall aggregate score based on a range of sub indicators with varying degree of relevance to overall digital ecosystem and competitiveness.

Data Sources – The assessment is based on data from range of sources including publicly available third party sources e.g. World Bank, IMF as well as data collected directly by Avasant Global Equations and its partners – Computer Economics and Strativa Consulting.

For More Details on Data Sources and Assessment Methodology

Digital Services Ecosystem

9.19 30.00 Trinidad And Tobago: 9.19 Argentina: 19.03 Australia: 19.05 Austria: 18.80 Bahamas: 6.10 Barbados: 6.18 Belize: 6.94 Brazil: 20.02 Bulgaria: 18.47 Canada: 22.67 Chile: 20.44 China: 20.97 Colombia: 20.35 Costa Rica: 21.54 Croatia: 18.31 Czech Republic: 18.82 Denmark: 13.71 Dominican Republic: 14.72 Ecuador: 6.21 Egypt: 13.98 El Salvador: 11.43 Estonia: 21.91 Finland: 13.78 France: 21.36 Germany: 23.17 Ghana: 5.83 Grenada: 2.60 Guatemala: 12.48 Guyana: 3.34 Haiti: 4.92 Honduras: 10.79 Hungary: 19.75 Iceland: 13.29 India: 24.84 Indonesia: 7.66 Ireland: 23.34 Israel: 20.67 Jamaica: 12.41 Japan: 17.91 Jordan: 14.49 Kazakhstan: 9.97 Kenya: 6.98 Latvia: 18.03 Lithuania: 19.69 Malawi: 3.43 Malaysia: 22.53 Mauritius: 13.10 Mexico: 20.44 Morocco: 9.13 Netherlands: 22.06 New Zealand: 15.83 Norway: 13.74 Panama: 12.94 Peru: 6.16 Philippines: 15.66 Poland: 19.28 Portugal: 18.03 Qatar: 14.35 Romania: 18.47 Russia: 14.89 Rwanda: 4.93 Singapore: 20.65 Slovak Republic: 18.26 Slovenia: 16.72 South Africa: 14.13 South Korea: 19.02 Spain: 20.98 Sri Lanka: 15.47 St. Vincent And the Grenadines: 1.78 Sweden: 14.37 Switzerland: 16.18 Tanzania: 4.30 Thailand: 8.59 Turkey: 12.78 Ukraine: 13.51 United Arab Emirates: 20.21 United Kingdom: 22.73 United States: 25.34 Uruguay: 19.28 Vietnam: 10.03

Digital Competitiveness Index™ classification and scores are derived by assessing 70+ parameters across five key digital competitiveness enabling pillars – Digital Ecosystem (30), Human Capital (25), Financial Attractiveness (25), Enabling Environment (15) and Supporting Infrastructure (5). Each segment indicates an overall aggregate score based on a range of sub indicators with varying degree of relevance to overall digital ecosystem and competitiveness.

Data Sources – The assessment is based on data from range of sources including publicly available third party sources e.g. World Bank, IMF as well as data collected directly by Avasant Global Equations and its partners – Computer Economics and Strativa Consulting.

For More Details on Data Sources and Assessment Methodology

Business Environment

8.06 15.00 Trinidad And Tobago: 8.06 Argentina: 8.37 Australia: 11.08 Austria: 11.09 Bahamas: 2.91 Barbados: 8.45 Belize: 2.25 Brazil: 8.29 Bulgaria: 9.77 Canada: 11.49 Chile: 10.43 China: 10.42 Colombia: 8.82 Costa Rica: 8.91 Croatia: 9.14 Czech Republic: 10.31 Denmark: 11.66 Dominican Republic: 8.34 Ecuador: 8.07 Egypt: 9.03 El Salvador: 7.21 Estonia: 11.02 Finland: 12.07 France: 10.89 Germany: 11.38 Ghana: 8.99 Grenada: 2.70 Guatemala: 7.83 Guyana: 2.81 Haiti: 5.22 Honduras: 7.64 Hungary: 9.64 Iceland: 11.25 India: 9.96 Indonesia: 9.93 Ireland: 11.05 Israel: 11.30 Jamaica: 8.74 Japan: 11.10 Jordan: 10.08 Kazakhstan: 9.53 Kenya: 9.71 Latvia: 10.20 Lithuania: 10.48 Malawi: 8.06 Malaysia: 12.12 Mauritius: 10.41 Mexico: 8.64 Morocco: 9.95 Netherlands: 11.53 New Zealand: 11.89 Norway: 11.61 Panama: 9.29 Peru: 8.68 Philippines: 8.78 Poland: 9.65 Portugal: 10.28 Qatar: 10.22 Romania: 9.61 Russia: 8.87 Rwanda: 9.90 Singapore: 12.39 Slovak Republic: 9.76 Slovenia: 10.59 South Africa: 9.04 South Korea: 10.86 Spain: 10.50 Sri Lanka: 9.23 St. Vincent And the Grenadines: 2.88 Sweden: 11.61 Switzerland: 11.43 Tanzania: 8.46 Thailand: 10.16 Turkey: 9.50 Ukraine: 8.30 United Arab Emirates: 11.86 United Kingdom: 11.66 United States: 11.65 Uruguay: 9.01 Vietnam: 9.21

Digital Competitiveness Index™ classification and scores are derived by assessing 70+ parameters across five key digital competitiveness enabling pillars – Digital Ecosystem (30), Human Capital (25), Financial Attractiveness (25), Enabling Environment (15) and Supporting Infrastructure (5). Each segment indicates an overall aggregate score based on a range of sub indicators with varying degree of relevance to overall digital ecosystem and competitiveness.

Data Sources – The assessment is based on data from range of sources including publicly available third party sources e.g. World Bank, IMF as well as data collected directly by Avasant Global Equations and its partners – Computer Economics and Strativa Consulting.

For More Details on Data Sources and Assessment Methodology

Human Capital

12.48 25.00 Trinidad And Tobago: 12.48 Argentina: 16.25 Australia: 16.49 Austria: 18.10 Bahamas: 6.52 Barbados: 10.66 Belize: 9.56 Brazil: 15.01 Bulgaria: 15.60 Canada: 19.28 Chile: 16.77 China: 14.89 Colombia: 16.43 Costa Rica: 17.18 Croatia: 15.88 Czech Republic: 17.21 Denmark: 10.71 Dominican Republic: 14.70 Ecuador: 9.33 Egypt: 10.08 El Salvador: 12.43 Estonia: 18.45 Finland: 11.00 France: 17.07 Germany: 17.81 Ghana: 9.50 Grenada: 5.40 Guatemala: 12.95 Guyana: 8.54 Haiti: 11.32 Honduras: 14.19 Hungary: 16.17 Iceland: 11.31 India: 17.71 Indonesia: 11.86 Ireland: 19.07 Israel: 15.87 Jamaica: 13.42 Japan: 12.80 Jordan: 11.31 Kazakhstan: 7.33 Kenya: 8.76 Latvia: 17.52 Lithuania: 17.87 Malawi: 6.46 Malaysia: 18.29 Mauritius: 14.62 Mexico: 15.75 Morocco: 11.63 Netherlands: 18.12 New Zealand: 15.73 Norway: 10.79 Panama: 13.10 Peru: 8.38 Philippines: 18.07 Poland: 16.56 Portugal: 16.85 Qatar: 13.18 Romania: 16.40 Russia: 12.70 Rwanda: 7.15 Singapore: 14.91 Slovak Republic: 16.22 Slovenia: 17.15 South Africa: 13.17 South Korea: 10.65 Spain: 17.51 Sri Lanka: 15.22 St. Vincent And the Grenadines: 5.35 Sweden: 10.62 Switzerland: 13.54 Tanzania: 8.24 Thailand: 11.46 Turkey: 11.85 Ukraine: 12.72 United Arab Emirates: 15.72 United Kingdom: 18.74 United States: 19.28 Uruguay: 15.81 Vietnam: 10.42

Digital Competitiveness Index™ classification and scores are derived by assessing 70+ parameters across five key digital competitiveness enabling pillars – Digital Ecosystem (30), Human Capital (25), Financial Attractiveness (25), Enabling Environment (15) and Supporting Infrastructure (5). Each segment indicates an overall aggregate score based on a range of sub indicators with varying degree of relevance to overall digital ecosystem and competitiveness.

Data Sources – The assessment is based on data from range of sources including publicly available third party sources e.g. World Bank, IMF as well as data collected directly by Avasant Global Equations and its partners – Computer Economics and Strativa Consulting.

For More Details on Data Sources and Assessment Methodology

Financial Attractiveness

11.06 25.00 Trinidad And Tobago: 11.06 Argentina: 16.29 Australia: 11.42 Austria: 11.94 Bahamas: 5.74 Barbados: 6.68 Belize: 8.47 Brazil: 17.54 Bulgaria: 17.68 Canada: 12.17 Chile: 15.79 China: 17.83 Colombia: 16.68 Costa Rica: 17.21 Croatia: 16.33 Czech Republic: 15.61 Denmark: 8.71 Dominican Republic: 15.38 Ecuador: 11.97 Egypt: 13.11 El Salvador: 16.05 Estonia: 16.01 Finland: 7.64 France: 9.76 Germany: 10.55 Ghana: 10.55 Grenada: 1.91 Guatemala: 14.57 Guyana: 6.40 Haiti: 10.41 Honduras: 15.32 Hungary: 17.14 Iceland: 8.28 India: 18.76 Indonesia: 10.94 Ireland: 12.73 Israel: 13.36 Jamaica: 13.58 Japan: 6.21 Jordan: 14.64 Kazakhstan: 12.84 Kenya: 10.00 Latvia: 16.69 Lithuania: 17.05 Malawi: 5.54 Malaysia: 18.27 Mauritius: 14.87 Mexico: 17.41 Morocco: 13.18 Netherlands: 10.53 New Zealand: 9.60 Norway: 7.26 Panama: 14.01 Peru: 10.00 Philippines: 17.49 Poland: 16.68 Portugal: 14.22 Qatar: 11.97 Romania: 17.16 Russia: 14.04 Rwanda: 7.58 Singapore: 12.29 Slovak Republic: 15.44 Slovenia: 15.07 South Africa: 16.20 South Korea: 7.65 Spain: 11.56 Sri Lanka: 16.80 St. Vincent And the Grenadines: 1.51 Sweden: 7.31 Switzerland: 6.76 Tanzania: 7.72 Thailand: 14.57 Turkey: 13.52 Ukraine: 14.79 United Arab Emirates: 14.82 United Kingdom: 12.02 United States: 10.65 Uruguay: 14.70 Vietnam: 14.85

Digital Competitiveness Index™ classification and scores are derived by assessing 70+ parameters across five key digital competitiveness enabling pillars – Digital Ecosystem (30), Human Capital (25), Financial Attractiveness (25), Enabling Environment (15) and Supporting Infrastructure (5). Each segment indicates an overall aggregate score based on a range of sub indicators with varying degree of relevance to overall digital ecosystem and competitiveness.

Data Sources – The assessment is based on data from range of sources including publicly available third party sources e.g. World Bank, IMF as well as data collected directly by Avasant Global Equations and its partners – Computer Economics and Strativa Consulting.

For More Details on Data Sources and Assessment Methodology

Infrastructure

2.90 5.00 Trinidad And Tobago: 2.90 Argentina: 3.62 Australia: 4.35 Austria: 3.91 Bahamas: 0.45 Barbados: 2.92 Belize: 0.10 Brazil: 3.54 Bulgaria: 3.56 Canada: 5.44 Chile: 3.75 China: 4.17 Colombia: 3.33 Costa Rica: 3.23 Croatia: 3.64 Czech Republic: 3.89 Denmark: 4.34 Dominican Republic: 3.05 Ecuador: 2.74 Egypt: 3.31 El Salvador: 2.97 Estonia: 3.76 Finland: 4.12 France: 4.65 Germany: 4.66 Ghana: 2.62 Grenada: 0.30 Guatemala: 2.51 Guyana: 0.25 Haiti: 1.66 Honduras: 2.61 Hungary: 3.79 Iceland: 3.88 India: 3.41 Indonesia: 3.18 Ireland: 3.99 Israel: 3.96 Jamaica: 2.58 Japan: 4.34 Jordan: 3.08 Kazakhstan: 3.19 Kenya: 2.72 Latvia: 3.71 Lithuania: 3.66 Malawi: 3.44 Malaysia: 3.25 Mauritius: 3.32 Mexico: 3.73 Morocco: 3.07 Netherlands: 4.44 New Zealand: 3.98 Norway: 4.06 Panama: 3.21 Peru: 2.95 Philippines: 3.04 Poland: 3.74 Portugal: 4.14 Qatar: 3.60 Romania: 3.59 Russia: 3.88 Rwanda: 2.28 Singapore: 3.30 Slovak Republic: 3.52 Slovenia: 3.49 South Africa: 3.38 South Korea: 4.58 Spain: 4.37 Sri Lanka: 3.07 St. Vincent And the Grenadines: 0.10 Sweden: 4.33 Switzerland: 4.43 Tanzania: 2.65 Thailand: 3.76 Turkey: 3.76 Ukraine: 3.16 United Arab Emirates: 4.18 United Kingdom: 4.49 United States: 4.60 Uruguay: 3.57 Vietnam: 3.26

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