Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Bahamas, The instead of Antigua and Barbuda, you would:

Health

live 4.1 years less


In Antigua and Barbuda, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women). In Bahamas, The, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women).

be 67.2% more likely to be obese


In Antigua and Barbuda, 18.9% of adults are obese. In Bahamas, The, that number is 31.6% of people.

Economy

make 18.6% more money


Antigua and Barbuda has a GDP per capita of $26,300, while in Bahamas, The, the GDP per capita is $31,200.

Basic Needs

be 22.7% more likely to have internet access


In Antigua and Barbuda, approximately 65.2% of the population has internet access. In Bahamas, The, about 80.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 40.0% more on healthcare


Antigua and Barbuda spends 5.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Bahamas, The, that number is 7.7% of GDP.

Geography

see 23.2 times more coastline


Antigua and Barbuda has a total of 153 km of coastline. In Bahamas, The, that number is 3,542 km.

Bahamas, The: At a glance

Bahamas, The is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 10,010 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.

How big is Bahamas, The compared to Antigua and Barbuda? 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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