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Language

Our official language is English, though an English-based Vincentian dialect is also widely spoken. You may find it a little tricky to understand at first, but once attuned, you'll probably be speaking it as well as the rest of us!

 

Population

The population of St. Vincent & The Grenadines is approximately 110,000 with around a quarter of us living in and around the capital, Kingstown. Our ethnic heritage is predominantly African.

2001 Census
St Vincent 97,638
Bequia 4,861
Mustique 552
Canouan 1,165
Mayreau 254
Union Island, Palm Island & Petit St. Vincent 1,935