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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, All Areas

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, All AreasSaint Vincent and the Grenadines are islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago. The climate is tropical with little seasonal temperature variation.

The official language is English. An English-based Vincentian dialect is also extensively spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is largely based on agriculture which is dominated by banana production. The services sector, based mostly on a growing tourist industry, is also important.

Expatriate business dress is relatively casual in the form of a short or long-sleeved shirt and tie for men and business suits for women.

The security risk for expatriates in St. Vincent & the Grenadines is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime. Other risks include hurricanes and tropical storms.

The currency of St. Vincent & the Grenadines is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD).

Medical facilities are generally below international standards and can be expensive. Serious or complex medical treatment may require evacuation which can be expensive. Cases of Zika virus and Chikungunya virus have been reported. Dengue fever is endemic.

The population of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 109,600 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2% for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as at 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 40%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as at 1 July 2019 is very high in comparison to other places in the world.

In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Very High
2) Clothing: High
3) Communication: Very High
4) Education: High
5) Furniture & Appliances: Very High
6) Groceries: Very High
7) Healthcare: High
8) Household Accommodation: Very High
9) Miscellaneous: High
10) Personal Care: High
11) Recreation & Culture: Low
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Low
13) Transport: Very High

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is for example 39.7% more expensive than USA for groceries, 23.5% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 204.9% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is ranked as a some hardship location.

The hardship premium for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for an expat from Australia, is for example 10%, i.e. host location (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) premium of 20% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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