Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Bahamas, you would:
be 94.4% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Bahamas, 1.8% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Iceland, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 10.0 years longer
In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Iceland, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
be 30.7% less likely to be obese
In Bahamas, 31.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 21.9% of people as of 2016.
make 61.1% more money
Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $32,400 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 72.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
be 94.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bahamas, approximately 70.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 80.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Bahamas, approximately 10.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
have 10.1% fewer children
In Bahamas, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Iceland, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 16.5% more likely to have internet access
In Bahamas, approximately 85.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2018.
see 40.3% more coastline
Bahamas has a total of 3,542 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Bahamas? See an in-depth size comparison.