October 2008
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Barbados;Oct2008, p2
Country Report
This article presents information on the people of Barbados, a country situated in the Caribbean Area. It is estimated that 90% of the country's population are of African descent, 4% are of European descent and 6% are Asian or of mixed descent. Anglican Christians composes about 40% of the population and the rest are divided among Methodist, Baptist, Roman Catholic and Moravian. The low population growth is attributed to family planning and high emigration rate.


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