flag Cayman Islands Cayman Islands: Statistical Overview

Capital: George Town


Total Population: 44,270
Natural Increase: 1.7%
Density: 170 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 100.0%
Population of main cities including suburbs: George Town (36,600); West Bay (14,200); Bodden Town (14,000); East End (1,600); North Side (1,400)
Ethnic Origins: Caymanians make up about 56% and non-Caymanians 44% of the total population. Caymanians generally come from Jamaica, Britain, the United States, Canada, the Philippines and South America. There are also mixed race, African American and European people. Over 100 nationalities are represented in the Cayman Islands. (Economics and Statistics Office)
Official Language: English
Other Languages Spoken: Spanish, spoken by a small minority of the population.
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Christianity is the dominant religion, with many denominations: Roman Catholic, Anglican, Seventh Day Adventists, Presbyterians, Baptists.
Literacy Rate: 98.0%

Local Time:

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National Currency: Cayman Island Dollars (KYD)

Country Overview

Area: 240 km²
Type of State: The Cayman Islands are a self-governing British overseas territory. The government is a parliamentary democracy regulated by a Constitution, which gives the executive and legislative powers to a Governor, an Executive Council and a Legislative Assembly. The appointed Governor is the representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and presides over the Council of Ministers, the governing body of the country. The Prime Minister is the highest elected official.
Type of Economy: Sixth largest banking center in the world and the world capital of the hedge fund industry, the number of registered businesses in the Cayman Islands exceeds the number of its inhabitants. Sometimes criticized as a "tax haven," the territory offers one of the highest living standards in the world..


Telephone Code:
To call from the Cayman Islands, dial 0 11
To call the Cayman Islands, dial 1 345
Internet Suffix: .ky

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