Maritime profile: Barbados

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
0.287 Millions
5 295 Millions current US$
2 025 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 430 Km²
0.00 %
2 072 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
225.6 m/km²
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..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
1 666 Thousands DWT
130 ships
0.000 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
82 204 TEU
0
1 305
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
 Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.08 %0.06 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.05 %0.03 %0.07 %0.03 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.08 %0.06 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.05 %0.03 %0.07 %0.03 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-0.9 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
359
429
483
444
Merchandise imports
1 604
1 569
1 618
1 581
Merchandise trade balance
-1 245
-1 140
-1 135
-1 137
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %59 %59 %11 %11 %25 %25 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
95322929279532292927
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
2.1
1.8
4.2
-
Travel
71.5
77.9
66.8
84.7
Other services
26.4
20.2
28.8
-
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
26
25
59
-
Transport services imports
135
153
121
-
Transport services trade balance
-109
-128
-62
-
NATIONAL FLEET
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+9.9 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
860.0
1 181.1
1 128.2
1 665.6
Oil tankers
243.0
282.4
74.5
0.0
Bulk carriers
395.0
512.6
599.0
1 093.8
General cargo
180.0
326.9
288.5
443.2
Container ships
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4.8
0.0
Other types of ships
42.0
59.3
161.4
128.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
1409125017082210190711812317315126170151
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2019¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.1870.1870.1860.1790.1770.1770.1760.1750.1740.1740.1870.1870.1860.1790.1770.1770.1760.1750.1740.174
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
7.57.57.38.08.08.09.08.48.37.79.09.08.98.98.37.77.27.67.77.67.67.77.77.67.97.97.57.67.57.57.57.57.27.010.09.910.111.412.112.18.08.08.08.28.27.98.78.67.09.17.87.28.07.97.97.9
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2019
 
Number of arrivals
Median time
in port (days)
Avg age
of vessels
Avg size (GT)
of vessels
Avg cargo
carrying
capacity (DWT)
per vessel
Avg container
carrying
capacity (TEU)
per container ship
Maximum size (GT) of vessels
All ships
1 305
0.59
18
33 198
8 788
1 026
171 598
Liquid bulk carriers
150
1.08
13
6 783
10 496
..
23 248
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
91
1.51
40
4 342
6 431
..
22 469
Dry breakbulk carriers
309
0.56
22
6 813
8 582
..
22 698
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
37
..
15
29 082
9 385
..
62 993
Container ships
248
0.47
10
10 941
..
1 026
16 137
Passenger ships
470
..
18
76 629
..
..
171 598
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
6.26.26.16.76.86.87.87.17.06.47.47.47.47.46.76.36.16.16.36.16.16.46.46.36.76.76.26.56.46.46.46.46.05.98.88.78.810.310.510.56.56.56.57.17.16.57.17.06.07.46.46.06.66.56.56.5
Source: Detailed data sources are available in the documentation of the corresponding tables in the Data Center (http://stats.unctad.org/data_center). A link to these tables is provided in each section of the profile.
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Sum of exports and imports. Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
6
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
7
UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
8
Refers to year 2015. Source: BIMCO-ICS Manpower Report 2015.
9
UNCTAD Secretariat, based on data provided by MarineTraffic (http://marinetraffic.com). Ships of 1000 GT and above.
10
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
11
UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdst.co.uk).
j
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
LNG:
Liquefied natural gas
LPG:
Liquefied petroleum gas
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 11 November 2020