Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.1 years longer


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

be 40.2% less likely to be obese


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

Economy

make 15.7% less money


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

be 10.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Bahamas, The, 10.0% of adults are unemployed. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0%.

Basic Needs

be 18.5% less likely to have internet access


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

Expenditures

spend 28.6% less on healthcare


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

Geography

see 95.7% less coastline


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

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

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