If you lived in Singapore instead of Bahamas, you would:

Health

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 Singapore, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2018.

live 12.7 years longer

In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (83 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2020.

be 80.7% less likely to be obese

In Bahamas, 31.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 2.9 times more money

Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $32,400 as of 2017, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $94,100 as of 2017.

be 78.2% less likely to be unemployed

In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.

Life

be 88.6% less likely to die during childbirth

In Bahamas, approximately 70.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.

be 78.3% less likely to die during infancy

In Bahamas, approximately 10.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.3 children do as of 2020.

have 39.9% fewer children

In Bahamas, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Singapore, there are 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 94.6% less coastline

Bahamas has a total of 3,542 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.
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