At a glance

  • Capital


  • Currency

    Barbadian Dollar ($, BBD)

  • Official Languages

    English (official language)

  • Population Size

    281,635 (2022)

  • VAT



Barbados enjoys political, economic, and social stability, resulting in a high standard of living which makes it popular with expats and businesses alike. Bridgetown serves as the capital, while English is the primary spoken language. In recent years, Barbados has successfully diversified its economy into tourism and finance, as well as making use of its offshore reserves of oil and natural gas.