Comparing United States to Cayman Islands

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If you moved to Cayman Islands from the United States, you would:


MAKE 17% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR


United States  UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
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Cayman Islands  CAYMAN ISLANDS ($43,800.00 per capita)
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In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita, while in Cayman Islands, that number is $43,800.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. Cayman Islands GDP

LIVE 1.5 YEARS LONGER


United States  UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
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Cayman Islands  CAYMAN ISLANDS (81.02 years life expectancy)
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In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56. In Cayman Islands, the average life expectancy is 81.02.
Category: United States vs. Cayman Islands life expectancy

CONSUME 17.5% LESS ELECTRICITY


United States  UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
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Cayman Islands  CAYMAN ISLANDS (10,052 kWh per capita)
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In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita. In Cayman Islands, it is 10,052 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Cayman Islands electricity consumption

BE 45.2% LESS LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED


United States  UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
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Cayman Islands  CAYMAN ISLANDS (4% of people)
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In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed, and in Cayman Islands 4% are unemployed.
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HAVE 9.6% FEWER BABIES


United States  UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
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Cayman Islands  CAYMAN ISLANDS (12.13 babies per 1000 people)
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In United States, there are approximately 13.42 babies per 1000 people. In Cayman Islands, however, there are a total of 12.13 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Cayman Islands birth rate

SEE A 99.2% DECREASE IN COASTLINE


United States  UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
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Cayman Islands  CAYMAN ISLANDS (160km of coastline)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline, while Cayman Islands has a total of 160 km.
Category: United States vs. Cayman Islands coastline

At a Glance: Cayman Islands

  • Land Area: ~264 sq km (United States is ~37,222 times bigger than Cayman Islands)
  • Population: ~55 thousand people (319 million more people live in United States)

How big is Cayman Islands compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Cayman Islands (264 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).


A brief history of Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

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