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Barbados

 

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 Barbados
All information: Barbados
 
 United States
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Area:430 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:285,700 325,719,000

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1966 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Bridgetown Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:664.5 33.1
Life expectancy males:73.4 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:78.3 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:11.91 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:10.74 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.30 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:70 71
Civil rights:82 98
Health:72 70
Security:74 63
Climate:76 65
Cost of Living:41 33
Popularity:28 94


Economy

Currency:Barbadian Dollar (1 BBD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:9.7 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:4.66 % 2.13 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:35.30 % 43.80 %
Average income:13,756 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:68 (moderate) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:4,246 Mio €14.86 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:3,930 Mio €13.75 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:2,054 M €7.19 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:2,114 M €7.40 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:1,600 km5.60 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Harbours:1120.392 3930.001
Airports:10.003 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:865.00 m kWh3.03 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:915.00 m kWh3.20 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.27 m t4,453.50 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+1809 +1
Internet domain:.bb .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:139,715489 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:332,2081,163 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:1,5245 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:226,713793 246,147,996756



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:30.3 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:24.3 °C 7.2 °C
Rain days per year:144 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.1 7.2


Native languages

Bajan:95.1 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:4.9 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:75.5 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:20.6 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Rastafari:1.0 % n/a
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:2.9 % 18.4 %