Barbados

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Barbados

Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy), independant since 1966

Region:
Caribbean
Area:
430 km²
Local name:
Barbados
Capital:
Bridgetown
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Climate
Tourism
Infrastructure + Transport
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Barbados:

The countrywide time in Barbados is Atlantic Standard Time (AST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Barbados.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -4 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

284,996
662.8
Ø 73.4 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 78.3 years
Birthrate:
11.9 ‰
Deathrate:
10.7 ‰
Males/Females:
47.9% : 52.1%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Barbados 2016
The currency in Barbados is Barbadian Dollar (BBD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 07/18/2018
1 US$ = 2.00 Dollar
1 Dollar = 0.50 US$

The climate in Barbados

In Barbados, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 29 and 31 degrees. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 23°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
English

mother tonguedistribution
Bajan95.1 %
other4.9 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Anglicans23.9%
Pentecostals19.5%
Adventists5.9%
Methodists4.2%
Wesleyan3.4%
Nazarene3.2%
Church of God2.4%
Baptists1.8%
Brethren1.2%
Roman Catholics3.8%
other Christs3.4%
Jehovah's Witnesses2.0%
other Protestants0.8%
nondenominational20.6%
Rastafari1.0%
other2.9%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:4,091.65 M €
Exportations:470.4 M €
Importations:1,432.2 M €
Tourism receipts:746.93 M €
Unemployment rate:9.7 %
Inflation rate:-1.06 %
corruption index:68 (moderate)
Energy consumption:865.0 M kWh

Land use

98% Urban areas:420 km²
33% Agricultural areas:140 km²
15% Forest:63 km²

Transport

Roadways:1,600 km
Airports:1

Most important cities in Barbados

CityRegionPopulation
Bridgetown / CapitalSaint Michael110,000
SpeightstownSaint Peter3,630
OistinsChrist Church2,290
BathshebaSaint Joseph1,770
HoletownSaint James1,350
CraneSaint Philip935
GreenlandSaint Andrew623




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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