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- Population: 63,415 (2017 estimate)
- Land area: 264 km²
- Exclusive economic zone: 119,137 km²
Listing as a Non-Self-Governing Territory
The Cayman Islands has been on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1946, following the declaration of the intention by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to transmit information on Jamaica (under which the Cayman Islands had fallen) under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations.
- See General Assembly resolution 66 (I) of 14 December 1946
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Nations-related action
The General Assembly adopts on an annual basis a resolution on the Cayman Islands. Please visit the Documents page for past General Assembly resolutions on Cayman Islands from 2008..
United Nations Secretariat annual working papers on Cayman Islands issued since 2008 are also available on the Documents page.
(Last updated: 15 May 2019)