Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Official nameSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
Name in local languageSaint Vincent and the Grenadines (en)
ContinentAmericas
SubcontinentCaribbean
Population (ranking: 207e)110,049 inhabitants (2019)
Population growth0.11 % / year
Area384 km²
Density286.59 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 217e)0.813 billions $USD (2018)
GDP/capita (ranking)7,378 $USD (2018)
GDP growth2.60 % / year (2018)
Life expectancy (ranking)72.98 years (2016)
Birth rate13.90 ‰ (2017)
Fertility rate1.90 children / woman (2017)
Death rate (ranking)8.00 ‰ (2016)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)13.30 ‰ (2016)
Literacy rate99.00 % (2017)
Official languagesEnglish, Creole (French spoken)
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar ($ XCD)
HDI (ranking: 132e)0.723 / 1 (2017)
EPI (ranking)66.48 (2018)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Head of StateQueen Elizabeth II ; Governor-General Frederick Ballantyne
National Day27 October (independence of 1979)
ISO CodesVC, VCT
DemonymVincentian
Tourists (ranking)76,000 people (2017)
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a Caribbean-based state of the Lesser Antilles, located west of Barbados, between Saint Lucia and Grenada. It consists of the main island of St. Vincent and a string of smaller islands, the Grenadines, located south of the archipelago. The main ones are Bequia, Baliceaux, Mosquito, Canouan, Mayreau, Tobago Cays, Union and Petit-Saint-Vincent. This last island marking the limit with Grenada.

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Urban areas (2017)
Urban areasPopulation
Kingstown71,962 inhabitants
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Administrative divisions
ParishesPopulationArea
Charlotte30,901 inhabitants148 km²
Grenadines10,250 inhabitants42 km²
Saint-Andrew20,183 inhabitants28 km²
Saint-David5,765 inhabitants79 km²
Saint-George37,174 inhabitants51 km²
Saint-Patrick5,893 inhabitants36 km²
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See also