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Barbados:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
281,968 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
654.2 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 19.3% (male 27,270/female 27,193)
15-64 years: 71.7% (male 99,357/female 102,683)
65 years and over: 9% (male 9,856/female 15,609) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 35.4 years
male: 34.2 years
female: 36.4 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.36% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
12.48 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
8.58 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-0.31 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.01 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.63 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 11.05 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.69 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 73.21 years
male: 71.2 years
female: 75.24 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.65 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.5% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
2,500 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 200 (2003 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Barbadian(s) or Bajan (colloquial)
adjective: Barbadian or Bajan (colloquial)
Ethnic groups
Definition
black 90%, white 4%, Asian and mixed 6%
Religions
Definition
Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, other 12%
Languages
Definition
English
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 99.7%
male: 99.7%
female: 99.7% (2002 est.)


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