Comparing United States to Micronesia, Federated States of

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MAKE 86.2% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR


United States  UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF ($7,300.00 per capita)
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In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita, while in Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is $7,300.00 per capita.
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LIVE 7.2 YEARS LESS


United States  UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (72.35 years life expectancy)
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In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56. In Micronesia, Federated States of, the average life expectancy is 72.35.
Category: United States vs. Micronesia, Federated States of life expectancy

CONSUME 86.1% LESS ELECTRICITY


United States  UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (1,690 kWh per capita)
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In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita. In Micronesia, Federated States of, it is 1,690 kWh per capita.
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BE 10.3% LESS LIKELY TO HAVE ACCESS TO IMPROVED DRINKING WATER


United States  UNITED STATES (99.2% of people)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (89% of people)
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In United States, 99.2% of people have access to clean drinking water. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 89% do.
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BE 3.55 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY


United States  UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (21.93 per 1000 infants)
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That's 255.4% more likely! In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one. In Micronesia, Federated States of, on the other hand, there are a total of 21.93 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
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BE 3.01 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED


United States  UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (22% of people)
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That's 201.4% more likely! In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed, and in Micronesia, Federated States of 22% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. Micronesia, Federated States of unemployment rate

HAVE 56.3% MORE BABIES


United States  UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (20.97 babies per 1000 people)
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In United States, there are approximately 13.42 babies per 1000 people. In Micronesia, Federated States of, however, there are a total of 20.97 babies per 1000 people.
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BE 76.8% MORE LIKELY TO BE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE


United States  UNITED STATES (15.1% of people)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (26.7% of people)
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In United States, 15.1% of people are below the poverty line. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 26.7% are.
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SEE A 69.3% DECREASE IN COASTLINE


United States  UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
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Micronesia, Federated States of  MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF (6,112km of coastline)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline, while Micronesia, Federated States of has a total of 6,112 km.
Category: United States vs. Micronesia, Federated States of coastline

At a Glance: Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Land Area: ~702 sq km (United States is ~13,998 times bigger than Micronesia, Federated States of)
  • Population: ~106 thousand people (319 million more people live in United States)

How big is Micronesia, Federated States of compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Micronesia, Federated States of (702 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).


A brief history of Micronesia, Federated States of

Micronesia, Federated States of is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 702 sq km. The Caroline Islands are a widely scattered archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean; they became part of a UN Trust Territory under US administration following World War II. The eastern four island groups adopted a constitution in 1979 and chose to become the Federated States of Micronesia. (The fifth, westernmost island group became Palau.) Independence came in 1986 under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and overdependence on US aid.

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