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

Health

be 83.3% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Bahamas, 1.8% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Spain, that number is 0.3% of people as of 2018.

live 8.7 years longer

In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Spain, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 24.7% less likely to be obese

In Bahamas, 31.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Spain, that number is 23.8% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 18.5% more money

Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $32,400 as of 2017, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $38,400 as of 2017.

be 70.3% more likely to be unemployed

In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.

be 2.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Bahamas, 9.3% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Spain, however, that number is 21.1% as of 2012.

Life

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 Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.

be 69.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Bahamas, approximately 10.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Spain, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

have 41.2% fewer children

In Bahamas, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Spain, there are 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 40.1% more coastline

Bahamas has a total of 3,542 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.


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

Spain: At a glance

Spain is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 498,980 sq km. Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World War I and II but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975, and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986) gave Spain a dynamic and rapidly growing economy and made it a global champion of freedom and human rights. More recently the government has had to focus on measures to reverse a severe economic recession that began in mid-2008. Austerity measures implemented to reduce a large budget deficit and reassure foreign investors have led to one of the highest unemployment rates in Europe.
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