Barbados population: 287,263

Who has not heard the name of Barbados? It is one of the most famous island countries of the Caribbean Sea. Barbados is an independent, free country, and it has the Commonwealth Realm with Elizabeth II as the queen. The country includes an area of 439 square kilometers and is the 183rd largest country in the world. The country has been under the colonial ruling of Spain, Portugal, and Britain from separate time beings. This country is one of the most important countries among the Caribbean islands.

Largest cities by population in Barbados

There are a number of cities and towns in Barbados. The long list of cities includes Christ Church, Saint Andrew, Saint James, Saint Joseph, Saint Michael, Saint Peter, Saint Thomas, etc. Bridgetown is the largest one among all the cities, and it is the capital city of this country.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Bridgetown 98,511

Barbados population history

The island country has a population of 277821 people in the whole area. Barbados holds the 181st position across the world in the case of population. This country has a high population density, and that is 667 people per square kilometer.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 287,375 0.12% 350 -79 40.5 1.62 668 31.20% 89,695 0.00% 7,794,798,739 183
2019 287,025 0.13% 384 -79 39.3 1.63 668 31.20% 89,426 0.00% 7,713,468,100 183
2018 286,641 0.14% 409 -79 39.3 1.63 667 31.10% 89,201 0.00% 7,631,091,040 182
2017 286,232 0.15% 436 -79 39.3 1.63 666 31.10% 89,026 0.00% 7,547,858,925 181
2016 285,796 0.17% 472 -79 39.3 1.63 665 31.10% 88,898 0.00% 7,464,022,049 181
2015 285,324 0.23% 639 -79 39 1.63 664 31.10% 88,815 0.00% 7,379,797,139 181
2010 282,131 0.42% 1,162 -50 37.3 1.75 656 31.60% 89,099 0.00% 6,956,823,603 181
2005 276,323 0.35% 962 -638 35.5 1.8 643 32.60% 89,988 0.00% 6,541,907,027 181
2000 271,515 0.41% 1,112 -729 33.7 1.74 631 33.60% 91,281 0.00% 6,143,493,823 180
1995 265,955 0.38% 1,004 -1,079 31.2 1.73 619 35.40% 94,236 0.00% 5,744,212,979 178
1990 260,936 0.36% 935 -1,262 28.4 1.77 607 37.30% 97,406 0.00% 5,327,231,061 175
1985 256,263 0.30% 774 -1,571 26.3 1.92 596 38.70% 99,134 0.01% 4,870,921,740 175
1980 252,394 0.50% 1,248 -1,110 24.4 2.16 587 40.10% 101,136 0.01% 4,458,003,514 171
1975 246,154 0.60% 1,452 -1,387 23.7 2.72 572 38.80% 95,596 0.01% 4,079,480,606 171
1970 238,896 0.29% 697 -2,735 21.2 3.53 556 37.50% 89,687 0.01% 3,700,437,046 169
1965 235,413 0.38% 887 -3,592 20.7 4.27 547 37.10% 87,420 0.01% 3,339,583,597 165
1960 230,980 0.34% 768 -3,726 22.4 4.3 537 36.80% 84,932 0.01% 3,034,949,748 166
1955 227,138 1.49% 3,229 -1,192 24.2 4.42 528 36.40% 82,687 0.01% 2,773,019,936 165

Barbados population forecast

From the last few years, the population of Barbados increased moderately. The population of the growth rate of Barbados is 0.12% from the last few years. With the same growth rate, the country is going to get a population of 281230 in the next 30 years.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 287,375 0.14% 410 -79 40.5 1.62 668 31.20% 89,695 0.00% 7,794,798,739 183
2025 288,806 0.10% 286 -79 41.9 1.62 672 31.80% 91,766 0.00% 8,184,437,460 185
2030 289,444 0.04% 128 -79 43.1 1.62 673 32.80% 95,042 0.00% 8,548,487,400 186
2035 288,924 -0.04% -104 -79 44.2 1.62 672 34.50% 99,579 0.00% 8,887,524,213 187
2040 286,647 -0.16% -455 -79 45.3 1.62 667 36.50% 104,766 0.00% 9,198,847,240 187
2045 282,528 -0.29% -824 -79 46.3 1.62 657 38.80% 109,686 0.00% 9,481,803,274 187
2050 277,011 -0.39% -1,103 47.3 1.62 644 41.30% 114,418 0.00% 9,735,033,990 187

Barbados demographics

Barbados has variations in the case of demographics. 91% of the residents are Afro-Barbadian, 4% are White-Barbadian, 3.5% are Multiracial, 1% are Indo-Bajans, and the rest are unspecified.

The main language that is also considered as the official language is English. Some people also speak in Bajan-Creole.

Barbados religion and politics

Christianity is the former main language of this country. 75.6% of the entire population is Christian, 20.2% don’t follow any religious views, 2.5% are mixed(Hindus and Muslims.

As per constitutional aspects, the country has a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy under Queen Elizabeth II. The country has a governor-general and a prime minister. The governor-general is the head of the county, and the prime minister has all the authority to control the government.

Barbados economy

The country is very progressive in the case of GDP production. It produces 5.28 billion dollars as GDP every year. The amount of GDP is increasing very fast and rapidly.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%