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Transport and infrastructure in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Our 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.

Airports in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 829 km. For each of the country's 111,269 inhabitants, this corresponds to 7.45 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 285 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 12.2 in the USA and 17.1 worldwide.

In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, left-hand traffic is the rule on the roads, i.e. you drive in the left lane and overtake on the right. Oncoming traffic comes to meet you on the right side. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.


 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km²
Roadways800 km7,450.41 km2,125.64 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors7927,117.892.031
Airports544.9412.821
 

Central America

 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km²
Roadways644,200 km2,865.26 km236.78 m
Railroads31,600 km140.56 km11.62 m
Waterways9,200 km40.78 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors15,67269.700.006
Airports2331.040.000


Data sources used

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
UNCTAD
Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
CIA Factbook
OECD Statistics
Wikipedia (german)
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