Parishes of Dominica

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A map of parishes of Dominica.
Map of the parishes of Dominica

Dominica is divided into ten parishes.The largest parish by population in Dominica is Saint George which contains the capital city Roseau and has a total population of 21,241. The smallest parish by population is Saint Peter with 1,430 residents.[1] The largest parish by land area is Saint Andrew which spans 179.9 km2 (69.5 sq mi), while Saint Luke is the smallest at 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi).[2]

Parishes[edit]

Name Population
(2011)[1]
Population
(2001)[2]
Change Land area[2] Population
density
Saint Andrew 9,471 10,250 −7.60% 179.9 km2 (69.5 sq mi) 52.6/km2
Saint David 6,043 6,758 −10.58% 125.8 km2 (48.6 sq mi) 48.0/km2
Saint George 21,241 19,863 +6.94% 56.2 km2 (21.7 sq mi) 378.0/km2
Saint John 6,561 5,322 +23.28% 59.1 km2 (22.8 sq mi) 111.0/km2
Saint Joseph 5,637 5,770 −2.31% 118.4 km2 (45.7 sq mi) 47.6/km2
Saint Luke 1,668 1,569 +6.31% 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi) 154.4/km2
Saint Mark 1,834 1,909 −3.93% 13.5 km2 (5.2 sq mi) 135.9/km2
Saint Patrick 7,622 8,451 −9.81% 86.7 km2 (33.5 sq mi) 87.9/km2
Saint Paul 9,786 8,435 +16.02% 66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi) 147.4/km2
Saint Peter 1,430 1,448 −1.24% 34.2 km2 (13.2 sq mi) 41.8/km2

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2011 Population and Housing Census" (PDF). Roseau: Central Statistical Office. September 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-07-15. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  2. ^ a b c National Population Census Report 2001, Dominica (PDF). CARICOM Capacity Development Programme. ISBN 978-976-600-212-1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-02-05.