Barbados: Financial markets development, access

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 Barbados

Financial markets development, access

 Latest value 0.367
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 0.385
 Min - Max 0.336 - 0.500
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Barbados during that period was 0.385 index points with a minimum of 0.336 index points in 1990 and a maximum of 0.5 index points in 1988. The latest value from 2021 is 0.367 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 114 countries is 0.361 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Financial markets development, access - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Measures access to the financial markets using principal components methodology with these variables: Percent of market capitalization outside of top 10 largest companies and Total number of issuers of debt (domestic and external, nonfinancial and financial corporations). See Svirydzenka, Katsiaryna (IMF, 2016) for more detail.


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