Barbados

Not Available

Immigration detainees

2019

Not Available

Detained children

2017

5

New asylum applications

2019

34,807

International migrants

2019

300,000

Population

2020

Overview

Types of facilities used for migration-related detention
Administrative Ad Hoc Criminal Unknown
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IMMIGRATION AND DETENTION-RELATED STATISTICS

Total number of immigration detainees by year
Not Available
2019
Total number of detained minors
Not Available
2017
Criminal prison population
924
2015
1,507
2013
Percentage of foreign prisoners
14.2
2014
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
322
2015
529
2013
Population
300,000
2020
284,000
2015
International migrants
34,807
2019
34,500
2015
International migrants as a percentage of the population
12.1
2015
Refugees
0
2016
1
2014
Total number of new asylum applications
5
2019
0
2016
Stateless persons
0
2016
0
2015

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)
15,336
2014
Remittances to the country
86
2014
Unemployment Rate
2014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)
57 (Very high)
2015

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Common law
2017

INTERNATIONAL LAW

International treaty reservations
Reservation Year
Observation Date
ICCPR Article 14 1973
1973
1973
Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 1973
1973
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
1/6
1/6
Regional legal instruments
Year of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHR, American Convention on Human Rights 1981
1981
CBDP, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para) 1995
1995
Regional treaty reservations
Reservation Year
ACHR Article 4 1981
1981
ACHPR Article 8 1981
1981
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2009
2017
No 2013

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS