Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Australia, you would:

Health

live 1.1 years less


In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 28.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

make 13.1% less money


Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

Life

be 77.4% more likely to die during infancy


In Australia, approximately 3.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 99.4% less coastline


Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands compared to Australia? 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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