Trinidad and Tobago, an island nation in the Caribbean Sea, is among the most prosperous Caribbean countries with a per capita gross domestic product (GDP) of $23,300 in 2009. The largest ethnic groups in Trinidad's population of about 1.2 million are South Asian Indians (40 percent) and Africans (37.5 percent), while the principal religious groups are Roman Catholic (26 percent) and Hindu (22.5 percent). The World Economic Forum rates Trinidad and Tobago as one of the most equal countries in the world with regard to gender. On a scale from 0 (inequality) to 1 (percent equality), overall Trinidad's score was 0.73 and ranks 19th out of 134 countries. On education, Trinidad scored 0.99 (58th), on health and survival 0.98 (1st), on economic participation and opportunity ...

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