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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Caribbean  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 430  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 285  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 662.8  
Capital city 2015 Bridgetown  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 90 2014.  
Currency 2015 Barbados Dollar (BBD)  
UN membership date 2013 9 December 1966  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 4353  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 4447  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 3897  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 0.2  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 0.3  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 4.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 15360.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 15905.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 14223.1  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 1.7  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 1.6  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 1.8  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 11.2  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 14.4  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 16.9  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 87.1  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 84.0  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 81.3  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 2.7 Break in the time series. Excluding the institutional population. 2013.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 2.8 Break in the time series.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 3.3 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2004.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 18.9 Break in the time series. Excluding the institutional population. 2013.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 19.6 Break in the time series.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 17.3 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2004.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 78.4 Break in the time series. Excluding the institutional population. 2013.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 77.5 Break in the time series.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 69.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2004.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 12.3 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 10.8 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 62.6/71.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 63.5/73.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 64.2/75.4 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 177  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 149  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 97 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 92  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 106  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 97 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 92  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 106  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 80 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 88 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -248 2013.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -236  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -467  
Exports (million US$) 2015 482.8  
Imports (million US$) 2015 1617.9  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -1135.1  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 United States (32.6), Areas nes (15.7), Trinidad and Tobago (8.2) See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 United States (39.2), Trinidad and Tobago (15.8), China (5.6)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.3  
Urban population (%) 2015 31.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 77.7/72.9  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 50  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 34.5/12.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 521  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 1  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 10  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 7.5  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 6.7  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 94.2/93.1  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 110.7/107.9  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 90.6/40.3 2011.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 8.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 16.7  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 106.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 76.7 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 3.0  
Threatened species 2015 51  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 14.7 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 1448/5.1  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 3  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 69.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 99.7/99.7  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 96.2/96.2  
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