Catchment area for INTREPID II in Trinidad and Tobago
The country of Trinidad and Tobago is made up of two islands with a total population of 1,365,000. The catchment area for this study is in Trinidad and consists of the municipalities of Diego Martin, Port of Spain, San Juan/Laventille, Tunapuna/Piarco, Arima, Chaguanas and Sangre Grande. The population at risk is 487,159.
Trinidad is a diverse country. Because of its colonial history, Trinidad is made up of different ethnicities and religions. The catchment area is made up of approximately 40% African, 30% Indian and 20% mixed race ethnicities with small percentages (<5%) of Caucasian, Syrian/Lebanese and Chinese ethnicities respectively. The major religions represented in the catchment area are Roman Catholic, Hinduism, Islam and Pentecostal.
Population density varies across the catchment area with some municipalities having increased density and urbanicity such as Port of Spain (3,090 persons/sq.km) and other municipalities being more rural such as Sangre Grande (82 persons/sq.km). There are also variations in income per household and crime rates across the catchment area.