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Barbados*

General Country Information
Capital: Bridgetown
Population: 285,653 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Democracy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 150,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 406,000 (2008)
Internet hosts: 235 (2009)
Internet users: 188,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.64
World Rank 2005/2006: 27

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Barbados Council for the Disabled
Harambee House,
The Garrison, St. Michael
Barbados
http://www.barbadosdisabled.org.bb
Tel: +246-427-8136
Fax:  +246-427-5210

Barbados National Organization of the Disabled (BARNOD) - DPI National Assembly
Perro P. Holloway
P.O. Box 267
Bridgetown
Barbados
http://www.barnod.org
Email: barnod@caribsurf.com
Tel: +246-427-6084