Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cabo Verde instead of Andorra, you would:

Health

be 53.9% less likely to be obese


In Andorra, 25.6% of adults are obese. In Cabo Verde, that number is 11.8% of people.

live 10.5 years less


In Andorra, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women). In Cabo Verde, that number is 72 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women).

Economy

make 86.2% less money


Andorra has a GDP per capita of $49,900, while in Cabo Verde, the GDP per capita is $6,900.

be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed


In Andorra, 3.7% of adults are unemployed. In Cabo Verde, that number is 9.0%.

Life

be 13.2% less likely to be literate


In Andorra, the literacy rate is 100.0%. In Cabo Verde, it is 86.8%.

have 2.7 times more children


In Andorra, there are approximately 7.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Cabo Verde, there are 20.0 babies per 1,000 people.

be 6.1 times more likely to die during infancy


In Andorra, approximately 3.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Cabo Verde, on the other hand, 21.9 children do.

Basic Needs

be 29.4% less likely to have access to electricity


In Andorra, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Cabo Verde, 71% of the population do.

be 50.8% less likely to have internet access


In Andorra, approximately 97.9% of the population has internet access. In Cabo Verde, about 48.2% do.

Expenditures

spend 40.7% less on healthcare


Andorra spends 8.1% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Cabo Verde, that number is 4.8% of GDP.

spend 63.6% more on education


Andorra spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education. Cabo Verde spends 5.4% of total GDP on education.

Cabo Verde: At a glance

Cabo Verde is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 4,033 sq km. The uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century; Cabo Verde subsequently became a trading center for African slaves and later an important coaling and resupply stop for whaling and transatlantic shipping. Following independence in 1975, and a tentative interest in unification with Guinea-Bissau, a one-party system was established and maintained until multi-party elections were held in 1990. Cabo Verde continues to exhibit one of Africa's most stable democratic governments. Repeated droughts during the second half of the 20th century caused significant hardship and prompted heavy emigration. As a result, Cabo Verde's expatriate population is greater than its domestic one. Most Cabo Verdeans have both African and Portuguese antecedents.

How big is Cabo Verde compared to Andorra? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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