Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Bahamas, you would:
be 88.9% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Bahamas, 1.8% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Ireland, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2018.
live 7.9 years longer
In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 19.9% less likely to be obese
In Bahamas, 31.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 2.3 times more money
Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $32,400 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 33.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 11.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Bahamas, 9.3% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
be 92.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bahamas, approximately 70.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 66.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Bahamas, approximately 10.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 12.2% fewer children
In Bahamas, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
see 59.1% less coastline
Bahamas has a total of 3,542 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Bahamas? See an in-depth size comparison.