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Montserrat

Basic Facts

  • Population: 5,045 (2016 estimate)
  • Land area: 103 km²
  • Exclusive economic zone: 7,582 km²

Listing as a Non-Self-Governing Territory

Montserrat has been on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1946, following the transmission of information on the Leeward Islands (which had included Montserrat) by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations.

  • See General Assembly resolution 66 (I) of 14 December 1946

Administering Power

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

United Nations-related action

The General Assembly adopts on an annual basis a resolution on Montserrat. Please visit the Documents page for past General Assembly resolutions on Montserrat from 2008.

United Nations Secretariat annual working papers on Montserrat issued since 2008 are also available on the Documents page.

Links

Government of Montserrat

Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

(Last updated: 15 May 2019)