Transport and infrastructure in Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesOur listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with the average of all countries in America. The main traffic and transport routes are in good condition, but do not reach the level of the leading industrial nations.
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Road trafficThe network of roads and highways has a total length of 829 km. For each of the country's 110,947 inhabitants, this corresponds to 7.47 meters. This puts Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in 71st place in the global ranking. However, the country's size and population density of around 284 inhabitants per km² must also be taken into account. Countries with fewer inhabitants on the same or even larger area naturally achieve quite different values here and have to connect remote areas to the transport network despite a smaller population.
With an average of 7 traffic fatalities per year (2012 - 2019), road traffic in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is considered relatively safe. This corresponds to around 4.3 accident fatalities per 6.8 inhabitants per year. By comparison, this figure is 5.9 in the European Union as a whole and 17.1 worldwide.
In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, traffic drives on the right-hand side of the road, i.e. people drive in the right-hand lane and overtake on the left. Oncoming traffic comes toward you on the left side. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
|total||per 1 mio|
|Roadways||800 km||7,472.04 km||2,125.64 m|
|Railroads||0 km||0.00 km||0.00 m|
|Waterways||0 km||0.00 km||0.00 m|
|total||per 1 mio|
|Roadways||644,200 km||2,894.86 km||236.78 m|
|Railroads||31,600 km||142.02 km||11.62 m|
|Waterways||9,200 km||41.21 km||3.37 m|
Data sources used• Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
• Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
• CIA Factbook
• OECD Statistics
• Wikipedia (german)