Barbados

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PROFILE
  • Area: 430 sq. km (166 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 291,495 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.3% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 75.3 years (2016)
  • Languages: English (official), Bajan
  • Religions: Protestant 66.4% (includes Anglican 23.9%, other Pentecostal 19.5%, Adventist 5.9%, Methodist 4.2%, Wesleyan 3.4%), Roman Catholic 3.8%, other Christian 5.4%, Rastafarian 1%, other 1.5%, none 20.6%, unspecified 1.2%
  • Alternate names: Barbadoes, Colony of Barbados
  • Government type: parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm
  • Leaders: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II; head of government: Prime Minister Freundel STUART
  • Capital: Bridgetown
  • Administrative divisions: 11 parishes and 1 city
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $16,600 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: manufactures, sugar, molasses, rum, other foodstuffs and beverages, chemicals, electrical components
  • Imports: consumer goods, machinery, foodstuffs, construction materials, chemicals, fuel, electrical components
  • Currency: Barbadian dollar (BBD)
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