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|
|Residents per km²||685|
|Income per capita||$ 18,600|
|ISO 3166 code||BB|
|Telephone code||+ 1-246|
|Time zone UTC||-4|
|Geographic coordinates||13 10 N, 59 32 W.|
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