Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar made up of 100 cents, $1 = EC$2.7
Official language: English
Head of State or Government: Dr Timothy Harris (Prime Minister), 2015
GDP: $748.5 million
GDP per capita: $13,968.58
GDP growth: -1.1%
About St Kitts & Nevis
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis is situated at the northern end of the Leeward Islands and the capital is Basseterre in St Kitts. The agriculture, forestry and fishing sector contributes approximately 6 per cent of GDP. Industry contributes 24 per cent of GDP, while the services sector contributes 70 per cent. In 2009, there were 103,847 stay-over visitors and 375,897 cruise-ship and yacht passengers.