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According to watchtutorials, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a multi-ethnic country with a population of 110,000 people. The main ethnic groups are African, East Indian, and mixed African/East Indian. African descendants make up the majority of the population with 68%, followed by East Indians (19%) and mixed African/East Indian (13%). The official language is English but many people also speak French patois, a creole language derived from French. The economy of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is largely dependent on tourism, which accounts for around 25% of its GDP. Agriculture also makes up an important part of its economy, with bananas being the most important crop. Other crops grown in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines include coconuts, sweet potatoes, corn, yams, cassava, onions, tomatoes and peppers. Fishing is also an important economic activity in this Caribbean nation; it provides employment to around 5% of its population. The service sector has been steadily growing in recent years due to an increase in tourism to the islands. See itypetravel for St. Vincent Population and Language.