Barbados

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 210,995
1960 230,934
1970 238,847
1980 252,197
1990 260,374
2000 269,838
2010 279,566
2020 287,647
2025 289,722
2050 281,661
2075 268,526
2100 258,887
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Barbados
Capital Bridgetown
Region the Caribbean
ISO code BB
Statistical agency Barbados Statistical Service (BSS)


Administrative units

parishcapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1990-05-02
census
population
2010-05-02
census
Christ ChurchOistins5747,05054,336
Saint AndrewGreenland366,3465,139
Saint GeorgeBulkeley4417,90519,767
Saint JamesHoletown3121,00028,498
Saint JohnFour Roads3410,2068,963
Saint JosephBathsheba267,6196,620
Saint LucyCrab Hill369,4559,758
Saint MichaelBridgetown3997,51688,529
Saint PeterSpeightstown3411,26311,300
Saint PhilipCrane6020,54030,662
Saint ThomasHillaby3411,59014,249
total 432260,491277,821
source: Barbados Statistical Service; 2005 numbers based on 1990 census.
note: the 2010 census numbers are based on an enumerated 226,193 plus an undercount of 18% (49,115 people) and 2,513 people institutionalized.
note: the capitals mentioned are the former capitals, nothing is known of current seats.