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 16096, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 1.6%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 4.5 billion.
Barbados is ranked at place 117 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Barbados is ranked at place n/a, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Barbados in 2016 were NOK 7 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Barbados at a value of 1 million.