Barbados has a population of 0.281 million people, and a land mass of 430 km2. Life expectancy is 75 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 16788, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 1.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 4.7 billion.
Barbados is ranked at place 129 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Barbados is ranked at place 25, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Barbados in 2017 were NOK 11 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Barbados at a value of 2 million.