Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Bangladesh, you would:

Health

live 7.9 years longer


In Bangladesh, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women). In Cayman Islands, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

Economy

make 10.4 times more money


Bangladesh has a GDP per capita of $4,200, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800.

Life

be 35.9% more likely to be literate


In Bangladesh, the literacy rate is 72.8%. In Cayman Islands, it is 98.9%.

be 81.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Bangladesh, approximately 31.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.9 children do.

have 36.2% less children


In Bangladesh, there are approximately 18.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Cayman Islands, there are 12.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 51.7% more likely to have access to electricity


In Bangladesh, 60% of people have electricity access (90% in urban areas, and 49% in rural areas). In Cayman Islands, that number is 91% of people on average (91% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas).

be 4.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Bangladesh, approximately 18.2% of the population has internet access. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do.

be 12.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Bangladesh, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access. In Cayman Islands, 97% of people do.

Geography

see 72.4% less coastline


Bangladesh has a total of 580 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands compared to Bangladesh? 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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