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Barbados People 2008
https://allcountries.org/wfb2008/barbados/barbados_people.html
SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
280,946 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 19.7% (male 27,659/female 27,573)
15-64 years: 71.4% (male 98,633/female 102,020)
65 years and over: 8.9% (male 9,662/female 15,399) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 35 years
male: 33.8 years
female: 36 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.369% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
12.61 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
8.61 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
-0.31 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.01 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.003 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.967 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.627 male(s)/female
total population: 0.938 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 11.55 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.88 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.19 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 73 years
male: 71.02 years
female: 75.01 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
1.65 children born/woman (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
1.5%; (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
2,500 (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 200 (2003 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Barbadian(s) or Bajan (colloquial)
adjective: Barbadian or Bajan (colloquial)

Ethnic groups:
black 90%, white 4%, Asian and mixed 6%

Religions:
Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, other 12%

Languages:
English

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 99.7%
male: 99.7%
female: 99.7% (2002 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Barbados on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Barbados People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Barbados People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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