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Barbados  

Barbados, is a country located at Caribbean, it has an area of 430 Km2, so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Barbados, with a population of 280,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a high population density, con 651 people per km2.

The capital is Bridgetown and its currency is Barbadian dollars

Barbados is holding the 157 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 4,515 millions of euros4,997 millions of dollars, ( 107.89% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 16,124 € euros per inhabitant16,862$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Barbados, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.785 points in 2014, leaving it in 57th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Barbados are business, you must know it's in the 117th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Barbados, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Barbados Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20153,986M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]20154,422M.$
GDP per capita [+]201514,234€
GDP per capita [+]201515,808$
Debt [+]20164,515 M.€
Debt [+]20164,997 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016107.89%
Debt Per Capita [+]201616,124 €
Debt Per Capita [+]201516,862$
Deficit [+]2016-287 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-318 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.87%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,874.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,074.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014219.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014292.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.17%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.92%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201644.79%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,694€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,410$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014788€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,047$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014557€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014740$
Moody's Rating [+]03/09/2017Caa3
S&P Rating [+]03/03/2017CCC+
Corruption Index [+]201661
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201555º
Fragile States Index [+]201549.3
Innovation Ranking [+]201537º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q211.9%
Unemployed [+]2015Q217 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201577º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017117º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014386.95
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201117.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2015435.1 M.€
Exports [+]2015482.8 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201510.92%
Imports [+]20151,458.2 M.€
Imports [+]20151,617.9 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201536.59%
Trade balance [+]2015-1,023.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]2015-1,135.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-25.67%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015651
Population [+]2015280,000
Immigrant stock [+]201534,475
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015108.3
% Immigrant [+]201512.31%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201519.7
HDI [+]20140.785
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201628º
Birth Rate [+]201412.10‰
Fertility Rate [+]20141.79
Crude death rate [+]201410.58‰
Life expectancy [+]201475.50
Number of homicides [+]201425
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.8
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.75