A group of many islands and cays in the Caribbean, St Vincent & The Grenadines is a small state of the Commonwealth with a population of about 110,000. Enrolment rates are high for both primary and secondary school. St. Vincent & The Grenadines continues to benefit from its involvement in key COL activities, including the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth.

School-age Population by Education Level1

9,461

 

9,872

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending 20151

105.0%

 

107.9%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20131

n/a

 

n/a

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

66.7%

 

n/a

Secondary(2015)

 

Tertiary

 

 

1. UNESCO Institutue for Statitics Data Centre, retrieved in May, 2017

 

Literacy rate (2012)1

n/a

 

n/a

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Female

 

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Male

 

 

Economic Activity (2010)1

56%

 

80%

Adult (15+) economic activity
Female

 

Adult (15+) economic activity
Male

 

 

Political Decision Making (2014)1

13%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

76

 

72

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

22.7 103.6
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
14.9 39
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
61.8 51.8
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in May, 2017