Laborie District

Laborie District is one of 10 districts (formerly quarters) of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia. According to the 2002 census, the population of the Quarter was 7,414 people. The village of Laborie is located about 27 km (17 mi) south of Castries, the nation's capital.[1][2]

Coordinates (Town of Laborie): 13°46′N 61°00′W
CountrySt. Lucia
  Total33.8 km2 (13.05 sq mi)
  Density218/km2 (564/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2:LC


The first inhabitants of the Laborie general area, migrating from South America around 1000 a.c., were probably the Arawak Amerindians. Laborie, a southwestern fishing village named after the French governor Baron De Laborie, was once a turtle habitat. French colonials were probably the first to settle what is now the village of Laborie, in the early 18th century.


The Laborie District is an electoral constituency and has been represented since July 2021 in the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia by Alva Baptiste Parliamentary Representative for the Laborie electoral constituency.[3][4]

Current Representative for Laborie - Alva Baptiste

Notable people

Prominent Laborians include the second prime minister – and first being elected to the position following independence – of St. Lucia, Sir Allan Louisy; the 7th Prime Minister of St. Lucia, Dr. Kenny Anthony; and the Past Governor General, Dame Pearlette Louisy.

See also


  1. "Map of Laborie District" (PDF). Statistical Department of Saint Lucia. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  2. "Laborie District". GeoNames. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  3. "SLP Wins Landslide Victory in Saint Lucia Elections". St. Lucia Times News. 27 July 2021. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  4. "Constituences". Saint Lucia Electoral Department. Retrieved 18 August 2021.

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