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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Currency Barbados Dollar (BBD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 430  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 283  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 658.7  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Bridgetown (122)  
United Nations membership date 9 December 1966  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 4533  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 4245  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 3908  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 0.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 0.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 16004.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 15139.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 14285.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 14739.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 13969.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 13583.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 16.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 14.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 18.9  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 2.00 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 2.00 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 2.00 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -218  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -466  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 170  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 149  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 81 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 88 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 97  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 92  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 106  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 92  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 106  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 11.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 10.8  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.1  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 19.4 Average of quarterly estimates.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.6 Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 17.3 2004. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 2.8 Average of quarterly estimates.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.8 Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 3.3 2004. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.2.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 65.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 65.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 65.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 76.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 76.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 76.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 536  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 532  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 548  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 60  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 90  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 126.4 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 128.1  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 76.2  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 73.3 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 68.1 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 52.5 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 566.4  
Imports (million US$) 2012 1767.8  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -1201.4  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 United States (26.3), Areas nes (24.1), Trinidad and Tobago (11.5) See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United States (31.0), Trinidad and Tobago (28.9), Suriname (6.2)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.7  
Urban population (%) 2013 45.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 18.9  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 18.0/14.3  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 99.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 77.7/72.9  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 10.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 55.0 Age group 15 to 44 years. 1988.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 32.3/11.3  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 2  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 7.5  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 107.5/102.7 National estimate.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 69.1  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 7.3/15.5  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 16.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 44  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 19.4  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 1502/5.5  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 1655.0  
Trade Profile
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