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Quarterly Reports

RESEARCH & STATISTICS

The Barbados Research and Statistical Department produces a number of publications on visitor trends, arrivals and general information. These documents are published throughout the year and are available for download below.
4th Quarter 2018
4th Quarter 2018
3rd Quarter 2018
3rd Quarter 2018
2nd Quarter 2018
2nd Quarter 2018
1st Quarter 2018
1st Quarter 2018
4th Quarter 2017
4th Quarter 2017
3rd Quarter 2017
3rd Quarter 2017
2nd Quarter 2017
2nd Quarter 2017
During the second quarter of 2017, 154,458 visitors visited the shores of Barbados.
1st Quarter 2017
1st Quarter 2017
During the 1st Quarter of 2017, some 192,391 tourists visited the shores of...
4th Quarter 2016
4th Quarter 2016
During the 4th Quarter of 2016, some 174,156 tourists visited the shores of...
3rd Quarter 2016
3rd Quarter 2016
During the 3rd Quarter of 2016, some 137,024 tourists visited the shores of...
2nd Quarter 2016
2nd Quarter 2016
During the 2nd Quarter of 2016, some 136,776 tourists visited the shores of...
1st Quarter 2016
1st Quarter 2016
During the 1st Quarter of 2016, some 184,177 tourists visited the shores of...
4th Quarter 2015
4th Quarter 2015
For the 4th Quarter of 2015, some 159,393 tourists visited the shores of...
3rd Quarter 2015
3rd Quarter 2015
For the 3rd Quarter of 2015, some 129,050 tourists visited the shores of...
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ALL travellers into Barbados, inclusive of those deemed fully vaccinated, are asked to review, and indicate their acceptance of the following:

ALL travellers must travel with a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result.

Effective January 7, 2022, travellers are permitted to travel to Barbados with a valid negative Rapid COVID-19 PCR test result done within 1 day prior to arrival in Barbados OR a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result done within 3 days prior to arrival.

Accepted tests include tests which were taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample (or both). LAMP tests, self-administered tests or home kits and tests using saliva samples will NOT be accepted.

With specific reference to the type of PCR test required and accepted for entry into Barbados:

Specific Requirements:

  1. The specimen taken must be a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab (or both) taken by a healthcare provider
  2. The sample must be taken within 3 days prior to arrival for RT PCR test or 1 day prior to arrival for Rapid PCR test.
  3. The laboratory performing the test must be an accredited, certified or recognized facility

Please note that the following will NOT be accepted:

  1. Nasal swab samples
  2. Saliva samples
  3. Self-administered tests (even if the sample was taken under the supervision of a healthcare provider)
  4. Home kits
  5. Rapid Antigen tests

The COVID-19 Protocols are sanctioned by Ministry of Health and Wellness (MHW)
Last Updated : 3rd January 2022,
Last Verified by MHW : 17th January 2022

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