Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Kitts and Nevis instead of Argentina, you would:

Health

be 19.1% less likely to be obese


In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 22.9% of people.

live 1.4 years less


In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women). In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 28.2% more money


Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900, while in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the GDP per capita is $26,800.

be 44.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Argentina, 8.1% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 4.5%.

Life

be 14.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Argentina, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, on the other hand, 8.4 children do.

have 21.0% less children


In Argentina, there are approximately 16.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, there are 13.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 52.5% less on education


Argentina spends 5.9% of its total GDP on education. Saint Kitts and Nevis spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 97.3% less coastline


Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 135 km.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: At a glance

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 261 sq km. Carib Indians occupied the islands of the West Indies for hundreds of years before the British began settlement in 1623. In 1967, the island territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became an associated state of the UK with full internal autonomy. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. The remaining islands achieved independence in 1983 as Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 1998, a vote in Nevis on a referendum to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to separate from Saint Kitts.

How big is Saint Kitts and Nevis compared to Argentina? 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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