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Culture of Antigua and Barbuda

People in Antigua and Barbuda speak the English language. The linguistic diversity of Antigua and Barbuda is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Antigua and Barbuda is 0.1063. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 29.8% of Antigua and Barbuda's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Antigua and Barbuda.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Antigua and Barbuda is particularly low, which could be a sign of economic issues. Lack of employment opportunities or urban resources could contribute to low urbanization rates. Countries with low urbanization rates often lack the resources necessary to build functioning urban areas and are comprised largely of rural or undeveloped areas. The rate of urbanization in Antigua and Barbuda is considered to be 0.9. According to data on inbound tourists in Antigua and Barbuda, 244,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Antigua and Barbuda is called 'Fair Antigua, We Salute Thee'. It was adopted in 1981. The lyrics have been written by Novelle Hamilton Richards and the music has been composed by Walter Garnet Picart Chambers.

Fast food

Around 26% of the population of Antigua and Barbuda are obese.

Alcohol consumption

The rate of alcohol consumption in Antigua and Barbuda and the relative distribution of different alcohol types are unknown, which might indicate the lack of traditional alcohol distribution industry.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Antigua and Barbuda is pepperpot. Other national dishes include fungee.