Population 288,725 (July 2013). Labour force of 137,000.
Main export commodities: Sugar and molasses, rum, other foods and beverages, chemicals and electrical components.
Main import commodities: Consumer goods, machinery, foodstuffs, construction materials, chemicals, fuel and electrical components.
Economy: Barbados’ economy has changed dramatically over the years from an economy reliant on sugarcane and related actives to now one of light industries, tourism and service industries.
Barbados’ main port: Bridgetown
Barbados’ main airport: Grantley Adams International Airport