Barbados Education

Barbados Education

Training

Education has a higher standard than in neighboring countries; 97% are literate. The training is free and compulsory between the ages of 5 and 16. Since 1963, there is a department of the University of the West Indies in the country with about 1,500 students and faculties of the humanities, law and natural sciences as well as a social science research institute.

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Land area 430 km²
Total population 294,560
Residents per km² 685
Capital Bridgetown
Official language English
Income per capita $ 18,600
Currency Barbados dollars
ISO 3166 code BB
Internet TLD .bb
License plate BDS
Telephone code + 1-246
Time zone UTC -4
Geographic coordinates 13 10 N, 59 32 W.
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