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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 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 155 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2017 was 7,016 millions of euros6,427 millions of dollars, ( 124.54% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 18,970€ euros per inhabitant22,470$ 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
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]20184,356M.€
Annual GDP [+]20185,145M.$
GDP per capita [+]201815,232€
GDP per capita [+]201817,990$
Debt [+]20177,016
Debt [+]20186,427
Debt (%GDP) [+]2018124.54%
Debt Per Capita [+]201818,970€
Debt Per Capita [+]201822,470$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2017-190
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-8
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-0.15%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20171,458.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20181,535.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017205.7
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017232.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201712.86%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016139.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016154.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20169.28%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201829.76%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20175,099€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20185,369$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017719€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017813$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016482€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016534$
Moody's Rating [+]03/09/2017Caa3
S&P Rating [+]06/06/2018SD
Corruption Index [+]201868
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201555º
Fragile States Index [+]201848.2
Innovation Ranking [+]201537º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q211.9%
Unemployed [+]2015Q217 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201779º
Business
Doing Business [+]2019129º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015387.32
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201117.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201840.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2017429.7 M.€
Exports [+]2017485.4 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20179.73%
Imports [+]20171,416.5 M.€
Imports [+]20171,600.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201732.07%
Trade balance [+]2017-986.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-1,114.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-22.34%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2017665
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017111.7
% Immigrant [+]201712.12%
% Emigrant [+]201734.43%
Birth Rate [+]201611.91‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201720.1
Crude death rate [+]201610.74‰
Fertility Rate [+]20161.80
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201510.91
Population [+]2017286,000
Immigrant stock [+]201734,660
Emigrant stock [+]201798,467
HDI [+]20170.800
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201821º
Life expectancy [+]201675.91
Number of homicides [+]201531
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201711.10