Swetes

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Swetes
Town
Swetes is located in Antigua and Barbuda
Swetes
Swetes
Coordinates: 17°03′N 61°48′W / 17.050°N 61.800°W / 17.050; -61.800Coordinates: 17°03′N 61°48′W / 17.050°N 61.800°W / 17.050; -61.800
CountryAntigua and Barbuda
IslandAntigua
ParishSaint Paul Parish
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,720
DemonymSwete
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)

Swetes is located in Saint Paul Parish on the island of Antigua, in Antigua and Barbuda.

Geography[edit]

It is the sixth largest town in Antigua and Barbuda.

Swetes is located in central Antigua, to the north of Liberta on the road to the town of Old Road and the southwest coast.

Demographics[edit]

Swetes has five enumeration districts, As of 2011, it has a population of 1,720.

Enumeration Districts[1][edit]

  • 70300 Swetes-NorthWest
  • 70400 Swetes-North
  • 70500 Swetes-Central
  • 70600 Swetes-SouthWest
  • 70700 Swetes-East

Census Data (2011)[2][edit]

Q48 Ethnic Counts %
African descendent 1,641 95.43%
Caucasian/White 12 0.68%
East Indian/India 5 0.31%
Mixed (Black/White) 6 0.37%
Mixed (Other) 23 1.36%
Hispanic 5 0.31%
Other 13 0.74%
Don't know/Not stated 14 0.80%
Total 1,720 100.00%
Q49 Religion Counts %
Adventist 151 8.86%
Anglican 95 5.62%
Baptist 56 3.31%
Church of God 142 8.36%
Evangelical 72 4.24%
Jehovah Witness 24 1.44%
Methodist 51 3.00%
Moravian 353 20.79%
Nazarene 31 1.81%
None/no religion 77 4.56%
Pentecostal 111 6.55%
Rastafarian 19 1.12%
Roman Catholic 89 5.24%
Weslyan Holiness 323 18.98%
Other 36 2.12%
Don't know/Not stated 68 4.00%
Total 1,700 100.00%
NotApp : 20
Q55 Internet Use Counts %
Yes 768 44.66%
No 915 53.18%
Don't know/Not stated 37 2.16%
Total 1,720 100.00%
Q58. Country of birth Counts %
Africa 1 0.06%
Other Latin or North American countries 2 0.12%
Antigua and Barbuda 1,289 74.95%
Other Caribbean countries 20 1.17%
Canada 2 0.12%
Dominica 53 3.08%
Dominican Republic 3 0.19%
Guyana 138 8.02%
Jamaica 105 6.11%
Monsterrat 6 0.37%
St. Kitts and Nevis 3 0.19%
St. Lucia 2 0.12%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 13 0.74%
Trinidad and Tobago 8 0.49%
United Kingdom 11 0.62%
USA 33 1.91%
USVI United States Virgin Islands 15 0.86%
Not Stated 15 0.86%
Total 1,720 100.00%
Q71 Country of Citizenship 1 Counts %
Antigua and Barbuda 1,471 85.56%
Other Caribbean countries 18 1.05%
Canada 1 0.06%
Dominica 34 1.97%
Dominican Republic 2 0.12%
Guyana 57 3.33%
Jamaica 81 4.69%
Monsterrat 2 0.12%
St. Lucia 1 0.06%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 7 0.43%
Trinidad and Tobago 2 0.12%
United Kingdom 4 0.25%
USA 22 1.30%
Other countries 3 0.19%
Not Stated 13 0.74%
Total 1,720 100.00%
Q71 Country of Citizenship 2 (Country of Second Citizenship) Counts %
Other Caribbean countries 25 12.50%
Canada 5 2.60%
Dominica 23 11.46%
Guyana 46 22.40%
Jamaica 31 15.10%
Monsterrat 5 2.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5 2.60%
Trinidad and Tobago 6 3.13%
United Kingdom 22 10.94%
USA 27 13.02%
Other countries 7 3.65%
Total 204 100.00%
NotApp : 1,516
Q117 MoneyOverseas (Money from friends and relatives overseas) Counts %
Under 100 EC$ 1,234 96.43%
100 to 499 EC$ 17 1.33%
500 to 999 EC$ 8 0.66%
1,000 to 1,999 EC$ 8 0.66%
2,000 to 4,999 EC$ 8 0.66%
5,000 to 99,999 EC$ 3 0.25%
Total 1,279 100.00%
NotApp : 440
Employment status Counts %
Employed 781 60.98%
Unemployed 85 6.63%
Inactive 400 31.23%
Not stated 15 1.16%
Total 1,281 100.00%
NotApp : 439
Q91 Business Earning (Earnings a business made) Counts %
Under 1,000 $EC per month 19 25.35%
1,000 to 1,999 $EC per month 20 26.76%
2,000 to 2,999 $EC per month 10 12.68%
3,000 to 4,999 $EC per month 20 26.76%
5,000 $EC and over per month 6 8.45%
Total 75 100.00%
NotApp : 1,607
Missing : 37

People[edit]

Swetes is the birthplace of George Alexander McGuire, Patriarch of the African Orthodox Church. It is also the birthplace of Antiguan and West Indian cricketers Ridley Jacobs and Sir Curtly Ambrose.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2001 Complete Census Summary Report" (PDF).{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Antigua and Barbuda::Statistics Division/Redatam Webserver | Statistical Process and Dissemination Tool". redatam.org. Retrieved 2021-12-23.