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Mauritius

Mauritius is an island located in the Indian Ocean some 800 km east of Madagascar. It has a predominately Hindu and Christian population. Some 74.8% or 1,031,765 of its citizens are Hindus or Christians. Mauritius has a total population of 1,379,365 inhabitants.
The island covers an area of approximately 2,040 sq km of which 2,030 sq km or 99.5% is land, and 10 sq km or 0.5% is water.
Of the total land available, 38.4% or 783.36 sq km, is arable. Agriculture contributes to 4% or $0.53 billion of total GDP, which amounts to $13.33 billion. Agriculture is the third largest GDP contributor after industry (21.8% or $2.91 billion). The services sector is the island’s largest GDP contributor accounting for 74.1% or $9.88 billion.
The nation’s total labor force is estimated at 633,900, with 8% or 50,712 persons, employed in the agricultural sector, while 29.8% or 188,902 are involved in industry, and 62.2% or 394,286, are employed in the services sector.
The country’s primary exports are clot…

Nepal

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Nepal is a landlocked South Asian country located between India and China. It shares a 1770 km common border with India. It has a predominately Hindu population. Some 81.3% or 24,656,564 of its citizens are Hindus. Nepal has a total population of 30,327,877 inhabitants.
The country covers an area of approximately 147,181 sq km of which 143,351 sq km or 97.4% is land, and 3,830 sq km or 2.6% is water.
Of the total land available, 15.1% or 22,077 sq km, is arable. Agriculture contributes to 27% or $6.72 billion of total GDP, which amounts to $24.88 billion. Agriculture is the second largest GDP contributor after the services sector (59.5% or $14.80 Billion) and it is followed by industry (13.5% or $3.36 Billion).
The nation’s total labor force is estimated at 16.81 million, with 69% or 11.6 million, employed in the agricultural sector, while 19% or 3.19 million, are involved in the services sector, and 12% or 2.02 million, are employed in the industrial sector.
The country’s primary expo…

Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago are islands located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela. They have a predominantly Hindu and Christian population (74% or 911,203). The islands cover an area of approximately 5,128 sq km. with a population of approximately 1,226,383 averaging 239 persons per sq km. Both islands are densely populated.
Of the total land available 14.62% or 749.71 sq km is arable. Agriculture contributes to 0.30% or $0.08 Billion of total GDP ($26.49 billion). It is the third largest GDP contributor after the services sector (41.1% or $10.89 Billion) and industry (58.6% or $15.52 Billion).
The islands total labor force is estimated at 613,600 with 62.9% or 385,954 employed in the services sector. 20.40% or 125,174 persons are involved in construction or utilities, 12.80% or 78,541 are employed within the mining and construction sector and 3.80% or 23,317 are involved in agriculture.
The islands primary exports are petroleum, petroleum based pr…