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Saint Kitts and Nevis FlagSaint Kitts and Nevis

Land Of Mountains, Land On The River

 

General


Population: 50,314 (2011)
Land Area: 261 sq km
Natural Resources: Arable land
Capital: Basseterre
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Dr. Denzil Douglas (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: 74.6 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 562 million (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 719.5 million (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 14,400 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: -1.5% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 3.5%, Industry 25.8%, Services 70.7% (2001)
Labour Force By Occupation: NA
Industries: Tourism, cotton, salt, copra, clothing, footwear, beverages
Agriculture Products: Sugarcane, rice, yams, vegetables, bananas; fish
Human Development Index: 0.735 (72nd)
Tourism Revenue: 57 million (2002)
Unemployment Rate: 4.5% (1997)

MilitarySaint Kitts and Nevis Map


Army Size: 50 (1994)
Budget: NA

Current Situation

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis is located in the Caribbean's. It 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.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Wikipedia: Saint Kitts and Nevis

Updated on: December 28, 2011