The islands of St Kitts & Nevis form a small state of the Commonwealth. It has a largely rural population of about 54,000. St. Kitts & Nevis continues to benefit from its involvement in key COL activities, including the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) and regional training initiatives. It contributes regularly to COL’s budget.

School-age Population by Education Level1

4,735

 

4,276

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

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

109.7%

 

92.9%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20081

24.7%

 

11.8%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

62.5%

 

n/a

Secondary(2012)

 

Tertiary (2012)

 

 

1. UNESCO Institutue for Statitics Data Centre, retrieved in May, 2015

 

Literacy rate (2012)1

n/a

 

n/a

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Female

 

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Male

 

 

Economic Activity (2014)1

n/a

 

n/a

Adult (15+) economic activity
Female

 

Adult (15+) economic activity
Male

 

 

Political Decision Making (2014)1

7%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

78

 

71

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

35.4 142.1
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
24.5 5.5
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
59.6 80
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in April, 2015