Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines instead of United States, you would:

make 80.3% less money


United States ($57,300 per capita)
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ($11,300 per capita)
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United States has a GDP per capita of $57,300, while in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the GDP per capita is $11,300.
Category: United States vs. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - GDP Per Capita

live 4.5 years less


United States (79.8 years)
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (75.3 years)
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In United States, the life expectancy is (on average) 79.8 years. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average life expectancy is 75.3 years.
Category: United States vs. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Life Expectancy

consume 91.9% less electricty


United States (12,077 kWh per capita - 2014 est.)
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (977 kWh per capita - 2014 est.)
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United States consumes around 12,077 kWh per capita of electricity per year. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 977 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Electricity Consumption

be 2.1 times more likely to die in your infancy


United States (5.8 per 1,000 infants)
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (12.3 per 1,000 infants)
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In United States, approximately 5.8 per 1,000 infants die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on the other hand, 12.3 per 1,000 infants do.
Category: United States vs. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Infant Mortality

be 4 times more likely to be unemployed


United States (4.7% of people - 2016 est.)
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (18.8% of people - 2008 est.)
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In United States, approximately 4.7% of people are unemployed. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 18.8% of people.
Category: United States vs. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Unemployment

see 99.6% less coastline


United States (19,924 km)
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (84 km)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 84 km.
Category: United States vs. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Coastline

The statistics above were calculated using The World Factbook.


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A brief history of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 389 sq km. Resistance by native Caribs prevented colonization on Saint Vincent until 1719. Disputed between France and the United Kingdom for most of the 18th century, the island was ceded to the latter in 1783. Between 1960 and 1962, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was a separate administrative unit of the Federation of the West Indies. Autonomy was granted in 1969 and independence in 1979.

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