Barbados

Key demographic indicators

10.9

Deaths per 1,000 live births

281,995

Persons

Trends in under-five mortality rate in Barbados

Child health

Careseeking for ARI – percentage of children (under age 5) with acute respiratory infection symptoms whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider

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Diarrhoea treatment – percentage of children (under age 5) with diarrhoea who received ORS (packets or pre-packaged fluids)

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ITN use by children – percentage of children (under age 5) who slept under an insecticide-treated mosquito net the night prior to the survey

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Percentage of households with at least one insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN)

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Percentage of surviving infants who received the third dose of DTP-containing vaccine

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86

Percentage of children who received the 2nd dose of measles-containing vaccine, as per administered in the national schedule

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73

Child protection

Percentage of children under age 5 whose births are registered

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99

Percentage of women (aged 20-24 years) married or in union before age 18

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29

Percentage of children (aged 5-17 years) engaged in child labour (economic activities and household chores)

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1

Percentage of children (aged 1-14 years) who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers

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Percentage of women (aged 15-49 years) who consider a husband to be justified in hitting or beating his wife for at least one of the specified reasons

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3

Percentage of men (aged 15-49 years) who consider a husband to be justified in hitting or beating his wife for at least one of the specified reasons

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Percentage of girls and women (aged 15-49 years) who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Child survival

Under-five mortality rate

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11

Under-five deaths

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33

Infant mortality rate

(Deaths per 1,000 live births) Find out more
10

Neonatal mortality rate

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7

Under-five mortality rate (Female)

(Deaths per 1,000 live births) Find out more
10

Under-five mortality rate (Male)

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12

Early childhood

Percentage of children aged 36-59 months attending an early childhood education programme

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90

Percentage of children (aged 24-59 months) with whom any adult household member has engaged in 4 or more activities to provide early stimulation and responsive care in the last 3 days

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97

Percentage of children (aged 24-59 months) whose father has engaged in 4 or more activities to provide early stimulation and responsive care in the last 3 days

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46

Percentage of children under age 5 who have 3 or more children’s books

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85

Percentage of children under age 5 who play with 2 or more types of playthings

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76

Percentage of children under age 5 left alone or under the supervision of another child younger than 10 years of age for more than 1 hour at least once in the last week

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1

Education

Adjusted net attendance rate, one year before the official primary entry age

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68

Adjusted net attendance rate for children of primary school age

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99

Adjusted net attendance rate for adolescents of lower secondary school age

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89

Adjusted net attendance rate for youth of upper secondary school age

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82

Completion rate for children of primary school age

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99

Youth literacy rate for 15-24 years

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Not available