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 286,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a high population density, con 665 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 2018 was 5,440 millions of euros6,424 millions of dollars, ( 125.71% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 19,020€ euros per inhabitant22,463$ 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 0.8 points in 2017, leaving it in 58th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Barbados are business, you must know it's in the 129th 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
Annual GDP [+]20184,307M.€
Annual GDP [+]20185,087M.$
GDP per capita [+]201815,061€
GDP per capita [+]201817,758$
Debt [+]20185,440
Debt [+]20186,424
Debt (%GDP) [+]2018125.71%
Debt Per Capita [+]201819,020€
Debt Per Capita [+]201822,463$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-13
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-15
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-0.30%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20181,279.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20181,511.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017205.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017231.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201712.88%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017132.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017149.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20179.08%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201829.58%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20184,475€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20185,285$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017717€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017811$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017463€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017523$
Moody's Rating [+]07/02/2019Caa1
S&P Rating [+]12/11/2019B-
Corruption Index [+]201868
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201977º
Fragile States Index [+]201848.2
Innovation Ranking [+]201537º
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q211.9%
Unemployed [+]2015Q217 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201779º
Doing Business [+]2019129º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015387.32
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201117.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202028.5%
Annual arrivals [+]2018680,000
Exports [+]2019405.6 M.€
Exports [+]2019454.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20188.81%
Imports [+]20191,426.1 M.€
Imports [+]20191,596.5 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201831.02%
Trade balance [+]2019-1,020.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-1,142.4 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2018-22.21%
Density [+]2018665
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017111.7
% Immigrant [+]201912.17%
% Emigrant [+]201939.48%
Birth Rate [+]201810.65‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201720.1
Crude death rate [+]20189.00‰
Fertility Rate [+]20181.62
Population [+]2018286,000
Immigrant stock [+]201934,807
Emigrant stock [+]2019112,925
HDI [+]20170.800
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201821º
Life expectancy [+]201879.08
Suicides [+]20151
Suicide rate [+]20150.42
Number of homicides [+]201730
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201710.50
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201811.58
Annual crude oil production [+]20191
Crude Oil Reserves (Million barrels) [+]20202.1
Consumption GWh [+]2018990
Generation GWh [+]20181,010
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]12/02/2020255
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]12/02/20207
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]12/02/202024.48
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]12/02/2020279