Barbados Barbados

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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 287,371 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a high population density, with 668 people per km2.

It's capital is Bridgetown and its currency is Barbadian dollars

Barbados is holding the 159 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 5,830 millions of euros (6,644 millions of dollars), ( 146.71% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €20,286 euros per inhabitant$23,118 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 0.814 points in 2019, 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 [+]2020€3,868M
Annual GDP [+]2020$4,418M
GDP per capita [+]2020€13,460
GDP per capita [+]2020$15,374
Debt (M.€.) [+]20205,830
Debt ($M) [+]20206,644
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020146.71%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€20,286
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$23,118
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-189
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-215
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-4.74%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20201,374.1
Expenditure ($M) [+]20201,566.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020166.1
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020189.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202116.58%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017132.4
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017149.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20179.08%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202034.58%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€4,782
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$5,449
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€578
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$660
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€463
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$523
Moody's Rating [+]07/14/2021Caa1
S&P Rating [+]12/11/2019B-
Corruption Index [+]202165
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201977º
Fragile States Index [+]201848.2
Innovation Ranking [+]201537º
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q211.9%
Unemployed [+]2015Q217K
Human Capital Ranking [+]201779º
Doing Business [+]2019129º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015387.32
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202035.2%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201117.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202028.5%
Annual arrivals [+]2018680,000
Exports [+]2021€287.2M
Exports [+]2021$339.6M
Exports % GDP [+]20207.81%
Imports [+]2021€1,362.7M
Imports [+]2021$1,611.7M
Imports % GDP [+]202034.37%
Trade balance [+]2021€-1,075.6M
Trade balance [+]2021$-1,272.1M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-26.55%
Density [+]2020668
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017111.7
% Immigrant [+]201912.13%
% Emigrant [+]201939.35%
Birth Rate [+]201910.62‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201720.1
Crude death rate [+]20199.07‰
Fertility Rate [+]20191.62
Population [+]2020287,371
Immigrant stock [+]201934,807
Emigrant stock [+]2019112,925
HDI [+]20190.814
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202028º
Life expectancy [+]201979.19
Suicides [+]20151
Suicide rate [+]20150.42
Number of homicides [+]201948
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201916.72
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20203.95
Annual crude oil production [+]20211
Crude Oil Reserves [+]20212.0
Consumption GWh [+]20191,000
Generation GWh [+]2020970
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/21/2022436
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/21/202278,448
Fully vaccinated [+]05/19/2022152,541
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/21/20221,517.20
Doses administered [+]05/19/2022314,737