People

Population 117,193 (July 2004 est.)
Age Structure 0-14 years: 27.6% (male 16,463; female 15,872)
15-64 years: 66% (male 39,827; female 37,547)
65 years and over: 6.4% (male 3,247; female 4,237) (2004 est.)
Population growth rate 0.31% (2004 est.)
Birth date 16.77 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate 6.04 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate -7.64 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio At birth: 1.03 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate Total: 15.24 deaths/1,000 live births male: 16.58 deaths/1,000 live births female: 13.86 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
Life expectancy at birth total population: 73.35 years male: 71.54 years female: 75.21 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate 1.9 children born/woman (2004 est.)
Nationality Noun: Saint Vincentian(s) or Vincentian(s); Adjective: Saint Vincentian or Vincentian
Ethnic groups Black, White, East Indian, Carib Amerindian
Religions Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic, Seventh-Day Adventist, Shaker (not the same as the 18th Century lifestyle belief system)
Languages English, French patois( click here for academic review of our languages)
Literacy Definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school total population: 96% male: 96% female: 96% (1970 est.)