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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Demographics Profile 2019

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Population
101,844 (July 2018 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 20.87% (male 10,725 /female 10,534)
15-24 years: 15.58% (male 8,003 /female 7,865)
25-54 years: 42.7% (male 22,567 /female 20,924)
55-64 years: 11.03% (male 5,792 /female 5,437)
65 years and over: 9.82% (male 4,715 /female 5,282) (2018 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 46.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 36 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Median age
total: 34.2 years (2018 est.)
male: 34.3 years
female: 34 years
Population growth rate
-0.23% (2018 est.)
Birth rate
13 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Death rate
7.4 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Net migration rate
-8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 52.6% of total population (2019)
rate of urbanization: 1.03% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
27,000 KINGSTOWN (capital) (2018)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2018 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 11.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 12.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.6 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 75.8 years (2018 est.)
male: 73.7 years
female: 77.9 years
Total fertility rate
1.78 children born/woman (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
1.5% (2018)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
1,200 (2018)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
<100 (2018)
Drinking water source
improved: urban: 95.1% of population
rural: 95.1% of population
total: 95.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.9% of population
rural: 4.9% of population
total: 4.9% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: urban: 76.1% of population (2007 est.)
rural: 76.1% of population (2007 est.)
total: 76.1% of population (2007 est.)
unimproved: urban: 23.9% of population (2007 est.)
rural: 23.9% of population (2007 est.)
total: 23.9% of population (2007 est.)
Major infectious diseases

note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus

Nationality
noun: Saint Vincentian(s) or Vincentian(s)
adjective: Saint Vincentian or Vincentian
Ethnic groups
African descent 71.2%, mixed 23%, indigenous 3%, East Indian/Indian 1.1%, European 1.5%, other .2% (2012 est.)
Religions
Protestant 75% (Pentecostal 27.6%, Anglican 13.9%, Seventh Day Adventist 11.6%,  Baptist 8.9%, Methodist 8.7%, Evangelical 3.8%, Salvation Army .3%, Presbyterian/Congregational .3%), Roman Catholic 6.3%,  Rastafarian 1.1%, Jehovah's Witness 0.8%, other 4.7%, none 7.5%, unspecified 4.7% (2012 est.)
Languages
English, Vincentian Creole English, French patois
Education expenditures
5.8% of GDP (2017)
Maternal mortality rate
98 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Health expenditures
4.2% (2015)
Physicians density
0.66 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density
2.6 beds/1,000 population (2014)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
23.7% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019