Saint Kitts and Nevis FlagSaint Kitts and Nevis

Country Above Self



Population: 51,538 (2014), 51,134 (2013)
Land Area: 261 sq km
Natural Resources: Arable land
Capital: Basseterre
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Dr. Denzil Douglas (July 6th 1995)
Languages: English
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Major Religions: Anglican, Other Protestant, Roman Catholic
Major Ethnicities: African, Some British, Portuguese and Lebanese
Life Expectancy: 75.29 years (2014), 75.07 years (2013)


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 767 million (2013), 734 million (2012)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 952 million (2013), 946.3 million (2012)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 16,300 (2013), 16,500 (2012)
GDP Growth Rate: 1.9% (2013), -0.9% (2012)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 1.8%, Industry 23.1%, Services 75.1% (2013)
Labour Force By Occupation: NA
Industries: Tourism, cotton, salt, copra, clothing, footwear, beverages
Agriculture Products: Sugarcane, rice, yams, vegetables, bananas; fish
Human Development Index: 0.750 (73rd)(2014), 0.745 (72nd)(2013)
Tourism Revenue: 57 million (2002)
Unemployment Rate: 4.5% (1997)

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Army Size: 50 (1994)
Budget: NA

Current Situation


Saint Kitts and Nevis is located in the Caribbean's. Saint Kitts and Nevis is located near many other Island States and Overseas Territories. Saint Kitts and Nevis' economy is based mostly on tourism, there is also an important agricultural sector and some light industries.

(2014) Saint Kitts and Nevis' economy returned to growth in 2013, this thrend should continue into 2014 as the tourism industry recovers.

Thoughts & Comments



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Updated on: December 16th, 2014