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Barbados

 

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 Barbados
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 United States
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Area:430 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:286,600 326,688,000

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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 km²:666.6 33.2
Life expectancy males:77.7 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:80.4 years 81.1 years
Average age:36.9 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:10.65 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:9.00 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.30 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:67 75
Civil rights:78 96
Health:81 68
Security:75 63
Climate:76 64
Cost of Living:24 11
Popularity:28 92


Economy

Currency:Barbadian Dollar (1 BBD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:10.3 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:4.10 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:118.60 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:35.60 % 36.60 %
Average income:13,765 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:62 (moderate) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:4,596 Mio €16.03 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:3,946 Mio €13.77 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:2,136 M €7.45 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:1,987 M €6.93 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:1,700 km5.93 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Harbours:1320.461 3,6730.011
Airports:10.003 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:990.00 m kWh3.45 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:1.01 bn kWh3.52 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.27 m t4,439.17 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+1809 +1
Internet domain:.bb .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:128,043447 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:329,3261,149 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:1,5245 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:234,360818 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:5.80 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.49 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:13.4 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.0 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:100.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:7.8 % 21.8 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:30.3 °C 18.7 °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 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese: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 %