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Brief country profile on health management

Barbados

Capital: Bridgetown
Population: 256,000
Land Surface: 430 km2
Population Density: 649persons/km2
Urban Population: 40.3%
Population Growth Rate: 0.3%
Currency: Barbadian

2 - Socioeconomics Indicators:

SOCIOECONOMIC INDICATORS

Position in the HDI:

37*

GDP per capita 

$17,956 (2009 in US dollars)*

Human Poverty Level

2.6*

*UNDP Human Development Report 2009

3 - Administrative Divisions:

Parish

Surface Area (Km2)

Estimated population

St. Lucy

36 

9,328

St. Peter

34 

10,699

St. James

31 

22,741

St. Andrew

36 

5,254

St. Philip

60 

22,864 

St. George

44 

17,868 

St. Michael

39 

83,684 

St. Thomas

 34 

 12,397 

Christ Church

 57

 49,497

St John

 34

 8,873

St. Joseph

 26

 6,805

 

 

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