Dominica. According to COUNTRYAAH, Dominica has a population of 71,625 (2018). Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit presented his new government in early January, following the election victory the month before. The Labor Party (Dominica Labor Party) began a third term with a series of new ministerial names. Other ministers were given changed responsibilities.
Both the Speaker and the opposition leader in Parliament were included on a list of 25 people who during the year were accused of not declaring their assets within the appointed time. According to softwareleverage, Speaker Alix Boyd Knights challenged the prosecution, claiming that she had filed her declaration in the usual manner. All defendants risked imprisonment for two years or fines.
|Gross domestic product (GDP)||$ 783,000,000|
|GDP growth rate||-4.70%|
|GDP per capita||$ 11,000|
|GDP by sector|
|Proportion of the population below the national poverty line||29%|
|Distribution of household income|
|Top 10%||k. A.|
|Lower 10%||k. A.|
|Industrial production growth rate||1.60%|
|National debt||82.70% of GDP|
|Foreign exchange reserves||$ 150,000,000|