40% of the Barbadian population are on Facebook

Barbados I keep hearing has the most sophisticated IT infrastructure in the Region. Hence why they can make bold mission statements that they are gunning to be the #1 hub for entrepreneurial activity worldwide. Hmmm. Are they social? We found that there are now 107,500 Bajans on Facebook as of today. This against the backdrop that they have a 99.7% literacy rate and a 50% internet penetration rate, showing 142,000 internet users of their 285,653 population total. The total number of Bajan men who’ve gone social are: 47,240 vs the number of women 57,100.

Here’s the break down by age groups:
Teenagers – 13-19                    = 43,060 | Males: 20,160 | Females: 22,360
Young Adults – 18-24              = 44,340 | Males: 20,460 | Females:22,920
Young Professionals – 25-40 = 64,100 | Males: 27,500| Females: 34,440

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