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Barbados

Barbados
  • Capital

    Capital

    Bridgetown

  • Local time

    Local time

    12:22

  • Population

    Population

    285 653

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-246

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ BBD (dollar)

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Barbados

Barbados
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Bridgetown

  • Local time

    Local time

    12:22

  • Population

    Population

    285 653

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-246

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ BBD (dollar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 1 625

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.81 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 422mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    431 km2

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    15%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    32%

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    black - 90 %
    white - 4 %
    Asian and mixed - 6 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Protestant - 67 %
    Roman Catholic - 4 %
    none - 17 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    610

  • Murders

    Murders

    11 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    6.5 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    13.1%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    13.6%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    0 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    1.3%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, sugar, light manufacturing, component assembly for export

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    sugarcane, vegetables, cotton

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, fish, natural gas

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, fish, natural gas

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    3%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    1 272kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    132 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    37

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What not to do when visiting Barbados

1/20
Marker Barbados
Street & Behavioral

Don't wear camouflage or military coloured clothes - it's technically illegal.

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2/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't touch the Manchineel fruit - they can be toxic.

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3/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't sunbath nude or topless.

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4/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't show your homosexuality in public.

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5/20
Marker Barbados
Business & Communication

Don't forget to keep a more formal approach. In line with British influence, Bajans prefer formal greeting and meeting - a handshake between both sexes, followed by salutations like "Good evening", "Please to meet you" and similar. Hugging and kissing are usually reserved for friends and family.

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6/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't hesitate to introduce yourself first to a Bajan rather than relying on them to initiate an introduction.

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7/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't light a fire on the beach.

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8/20
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Business & Communication

Don't do drugs.

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9/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't disturb nesting sea turtles.

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10/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't necessary get too close to local monkeys - respect them.

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11/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't wear beachwear outside the beach or poolside. Dress appropriately when not on the beach - casual wear is fine.

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12/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't sit under a ripe coconut tree - better to be safe than sorry, falling coconuts kill 150 people each year.

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13/20
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Business & Communication

Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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14/20
Marker Barbados
Business & Communication

Don't always expect things to run on time.

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15/20
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Don't expect poor living standards - Barbados is one of the most prosperous Carribean islands. Political, economic and social stability have given the high standards of living in the developing world.

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16/20
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Street & Behavioral

Don't dive or snorkel without a floating marker on water.

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17/20
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Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to negotiate your taxi ride price before you take it.

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Don't really look for a deal - things are not that cheap in Caribbean.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget coral-safe sunscreen - if you go to water excursions, some of them may not allow you to join without coral-safe sunscreen.

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