Culture of Saint Lucia
People in Saint Lucia speak the English language. The linguistic diversity of Saint Lucia is diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Saint Lucia is 0.3169. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 17.5% of Saint Lucia's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Saint Lucia.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Saint Lucia 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 Saint Lucia is considered to be 1.4. According to data on inbound tourists in Saint Lucia, 319,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Saint Lucia is called 'Sons and Daughters of Saint Lucia'. It was adopted in 1979. The lyrics have been written by Charles Jesse and the music has been composed by Leton Felix Thomas.
Around 21% of the population of Saint Lucia are obese.
Each year, the people of Saint Lucia consume 0.2 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 29.7% beer, 12.7% wine, 56.1% distilled spirits, 1.5% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Saint Lucia is green banana. Other national dishes include saltfish.