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Barbados

Barbados

Also known as: Barbados (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português), la Barbade (français), 巴巴多斯 (正體中文), バルバドス (日本語), Barbata (latine)

Continent: Central America

Capital: Bridgetown

Neighbouring Countries: Saint Vincent and Grenadines Saint Vincent and Grenadines, ↖ Saint Lucia Saint Lucia

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Episcopal Sees (Dioceses) Diocese (1)


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Roman Rite (1): Bridgetown


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Apostolic Nunciature: Barbados Archbishop Santiago De Wit Guzmán (58)

Conference of Bishops: Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.) Archbishop Charles Jason Gordon (64)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) Archbishop Jaime Spengler, O.F.M. (62)

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Statistics (2021.12.31)

Catholic Population: 10,000 Catholics (3.5% of 286,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 12 parishes

Clergy: 1 bishop (diocesan), 14 priests (7 diocesan, 7 religious), 5 permanent deacons (diocesan)

Non-Clergy: 9 religious (sisters), 2 major seminarians, 4 missionaries, 38 catechists

Summary

Area: 430 km²

Population: 292,336

Religions: Protestant 66.4% (includes Anglican 23.9%, other Pentecostal 19.5%, Adventist 5.9%, Methodist 4.2%, Wesleyan 3.4%, Nazarene 3.2%, Church of God 2.4%, Baptist 1.8%, Moravian 1.2%, other Protestant 0.9%), Roman Catholic 3.8%, other Christian 5.4% (includes Jehovah's Witness 2.0%, other 3.4%), Rastafarian 1%, other 1.5%, none 20.6%, unspecified 1.2%

Languages: English (official), Bajan (English-based creole language, widely spoken in informal settings)

Ethnic Groups: black 92.4%, mixed 3.1%, white 2.7%, East Indian 1.3%, other 0.2%, unspecified 0.3%

Motto: Pride and Industry (English)


Last updated on 2023.08.12

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