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Barbados Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.27 0.287 0.29
Global Rank 181st 184th 186th
Global Population Share 0.004% 0.003% 0.003%
Global Population Density 581.97 593.62 590.89
Global Population Density Rank 130th 132nd 134th
Average Life Expectancy 74.97 76.51 78.03
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 71st 75th 80th
Fertility Rate 1.78 1.8 1.81
Fertility Rate Global Rank 153rd 144th 135th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Barbados Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 0 0%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 23 53.49%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Road accidents 0 0%
Homicide 0 0%

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Highlights of Barbados BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Barbados gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 71.14%71.14%
    • Fat : 31.73%31.73%
    • Animal protein : 8.04%8.04%
    • Plant protein : 6.01%6.01%
  • 16.92% increase in caloric supply : Currently Barbados gets 2937/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2512/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Meat are three major diet compositions in Barbados
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Barbados
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Barbados average intake is 194.82 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Barbados
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Barbados average Fruit intake is 263.62grams
  • In Barbados, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 55.30% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Barbados is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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