According to Countryaah, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, like many of the other Caribbean states, have a high average population density; In 2019, it was 283 residents per km2. Population growth is dampened by extensive emigration. The country’s largest city is the capital Kingstown, which in 2013 had 12,900 residents.
English is the official language. The majority of the population speak a variant of Caribbean Creole English. A former French-based Creole language is now extinct, as is the Caribbean, whose last speaker died about 1920.
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The influence remains from the Spanish colonial church. The majority of Christians are now Protestants, with roots in English colonial Christianity after 1672. Anglicans, Methodists, Presbyterians, Baptists and followers of Pentecostal movements. 10% of the population are Catholics, belonging to a diocese founded in 1989. Ecumenical cooperation takes place through the Caribbean Council of Churches, mostly in the form of social work for the poor and marginalized. Neo-African religious traditions are very much alive. There is a widespread revival culture. Shaker movement.