Pray for: Grenada

Flag for Grenada

Key Stats

Religion & Geography
Category Statistic
Continent: Caribbean
Capital: St. George's
Population: 113,015
% Urban: 36.7 %
Population Under 15 Yrs: 23.7 %
Official Language: English, but a distinct Grenadian dialect thereof is much more common
Languages: 3
Literacy Rate: 96 %
HDI Ranking: 74 / 189
% Christian: 93.7 %
% Evangelical: 19.6 %
Largest Religion: Christian
% Largest Religion: 93.7 %
People Groups: 6
% Unevangelized: 1 %

Grenada

Title: Grenada

Tier: 1

Type: country

The impact of the devastating hurricanes of 2004 and 2005 is still felt. Up to 90% of the island’s buildings were destroyed, and the agriculture and tourism sectors were virtually annihilated. Both sectors were rebuilt, but at the cost of crippling external debts. Some of this debt was restructured, but long-term solutions are still needed. Pray for debt forgiveness rather than restructuring, for Grenada to be spared such devastastion in the future, and for Grenadans to put their faith in God above all things.

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Content taken or adapted from Operation World, 7th Edition (2010) and Pray for the World (2015). Both books are published by InterVarsity Press. All rights reserved.