Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Barbados, you would:
be 86.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Barbados, 1.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In India, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2017.
be 83.1% less likely to be obese
In Barbados, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 6.3 years less
In Barbados, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 15.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Barbados, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
make 61.3% less money
Barbados has a GDP per capita of $18,600 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
have 61.1% more children
In Barbados, there are approximately 11.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 5.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Barbados, approximately 27.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 25.3% less likely to be literate
In Barbados, the literacy rate is 99.6% as of 2014. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 3.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Barbados, approximately 9.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In India, on the other hand, 35.4 children do as of 2020.
be 15.5% less likely to have access to electricity
In Barbados, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In India, 84% of the population do as of 2017.
be 57.9% less likely to have internet access
In Barbados, approximately 81.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 19.1% less on education
Barbados spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 72.2 times more coastline
Barbados has a total of 97 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
India: At a glance
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