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International Rankings of Barbados - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Barbados, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Barbados, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 8 45 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 127 128000 2020
Internet users - percent of population 22 86 % 2021
Internet users - total 175 240800 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 17 43 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 132 121314 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 48 113 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 178 316633 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 162 1.483 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 159 1.271 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 67 4 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 108 296.396 million US Dollars 2017
Debt - external 139 4.490 billion US Dollars 2010
Exports 195 357.000 million US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 167 4.990 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 109 31.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 97 13.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 23 84.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 99 47 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 104 17.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 54 0.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 136 1.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 163 9.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 10 88.7 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 129 N/A % 2024
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 173 2.120 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 153 0.6 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 80 4.1 % 2019
Labor force 179 139100 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 160 N/A % 0
Public debt 5 146.93 % of GDP 2016
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 185 3.868 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 174 0.19 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 105 13800 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 96 2.32 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 134 1.673 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 34 27.48 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 64 10.41 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 83 25.636 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 18 34.8 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 32 30.6 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 118 41000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 161 1.662 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 159 1.000 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 159 311000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 179 20.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 20 95.9 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 32 4.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 68 83.723 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 116 20.954 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 85 6.031 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 91 14.923 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - proven reserves 91 113.000 million cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 69 700 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 85 2.000 million bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 156 10800 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 98 1000 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 148 10630 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 151 1.28 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 142 2.35 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 149 9.79 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 112 32.6 2018
Land use - arable land 36 25.6 2018
Land use - forest 124 19.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 63 2.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 134 4.7 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 97 0.01 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 172 80.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 130 5.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 95 10.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 111 20.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 142 0.46 2025
Urbanization - urban population 155 31.4 2023
Geography
Area - land 202 430 sq km 0
Area - total 203 430 sq km 0
Area - water 190 0201 sq km 0
Coastline 156 97 km 0
Elevation - highest point 171 336 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 152 N/A meters 2024
Irrigated land 141 50 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 112 32.6 2018
Land use - arable land 36 25.6 2018
Land use - forest 124 19.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 63 2.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 134 4.7 2018
Military
Military expenditures 41 0.8 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 37 3.66 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 50 0.17 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 6 4.75 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 21 9.94 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 46 1.36 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 126 10.7 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 2024
Contraceptive prevalence rate 52 59.2 % 2012
Current health expenditure 47 7.2 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 78 57.1 % 2023
Death rate 48 8 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 46 23.4 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 112 4.3 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 125 49 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 144 25.6 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 66 N/A % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 110 N/A % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 84 2 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 65 N/A % of population 0
Education expenditures 21 6.5 % of GDP 2021
Gross reproduction rate 85 0.85 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 146 8.2137 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 116 11.3 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 118 9.8 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 85 81.667 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 48 76 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 42 78.8 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 5 99.6 % 2014
Literacy - male 5 99.6 % 0
Literacy - total population 5 99.6 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 91 39 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 76 42.15 years 0
Median age - male 40 39.9 years 0
Median age - total 36 41 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 61 0.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 56 23.1 % 2016
Physicians density 63 2.49 physicians/1,000 population 2017
Population 180 303431 2023
Population growth rate 133 0.24 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 120 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 16 1 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 26 0.97 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 41 0.72 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 13 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 26 0.93 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 116 1.7 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 142 0.46 2025
Urbanization - urban population 155 31.4 2023
Transportation
Airports 123 2 2024
Heliports 65 1 2024
Merchant marine - total 59 272 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 158 N/A 2024
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 102 N/A 2024
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 28 N/A 2024
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 89 1700 km 2015
Roadways - total 109 1700 km 0
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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