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MAKE 39.4% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR


United States  UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE ($32,000.00 per capita)
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In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita, while in Bahamas, The, that number is $32,000.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The GDP

LIVE 7.6 YEARS LESS


United States  UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (71.93 years life expectancy)
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In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56. In Bahamas, The, the average life expectancy is 71.93.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The life expectancy

CONSUME 54.2% LESS ELECTRICITY


United States  UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (5,577 kWh per capita)
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In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita. In Bahamas, The, it is 5,577 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The electricity consumption

BE 5.5 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE LIVING WITH AIDS


United States  UNITED STATES (0.6% of people)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (3.3% of people)
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That's 450% more likely! In United States, 0.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Bahamas, The, that number is 3.3%.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The AIDS percentage

BE 2.03 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY


United States  UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (12.50 per 1000 infants)
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That's 102.6% more likely! In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one. In Bahamas, The, on the other hand, there are a total of 12.50 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The infant mortality

BE 2.22 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED


United States  UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (16.2% of people)
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That's 121.9% more likely! In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed, and in Bahamas, The 16.2% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The unemployment rate

HAVE 16.6% MORE BABIES


United States  UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (15.65 babies per 1000 people)
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In United States, there are approximately 13.42 babies per 1000 people. In Bahamas, The, however, there are a total of 15.65 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The birth rate

BE 38.4% LESS LIKELY TO BE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE


United States  UNITED STATES (15.1% of people)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (9.3% of people)
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In United States, 15.1% of people are below the poverty line. In Bahamas, The, 9.3% are.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The poverty

SEE A 82.2% DECREASE IN COASTLINE


United States  UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
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Bahamas, The  BAHAMAS, THE (3,542km of coastline)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline, while Bahamas, The has a total of 3,542 km.
Category: United States vs. Bahamas, The coastline

At a Glance: Bahamas, The

  • Land Area: ~14 thousand sq km (United States is ~708 times bigger than Bahamas, The)
  • Population: ~322 thousand people (319 million more people live in United States)

How big is Bahamas, The compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Bahamas, The (13,880 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).


A brief history of Bahamas, The

Bahamas, The is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 13,880 sq km. Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).