St. Vincent and the Grenadines are islands located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. They are found north of Trinidad and Tobago.
Ethnic Groups: black (66%), mixed (19%), East Indian (6%), European (4%), Carib Amerindian (2%), other (3%)
Languages: English, French patois
Religions: Anglican (47%), Methodist (28%), Roman Catholic (13%), Hindu Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant
VINCENTIANS IN TORONTO
In Canada: 10,140
In the GTA: 6,080
In the City of Toronto: 2,890
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Brampton, Vaughan, City of Toronto (Ward 42 Scarborough Rouge River, Ward 17 Davenport, Ajax)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines became independent in 1979. St. Vincent is covered in banana plantations; the economy relies heavily on banana production. The Grenadines rely more on tourism. There is a lot of poverty in the country due to high unemployment. There is complete freedom of religion; most of the population identifies as Christian.
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