Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of Barbados, you would:

Economy

make 31.0% more money


Barbados has a GDP per capita of $18,700, while in Northern Mariana Islands, the GDP per capita is $24,500.

Life

have 28.2% more children


In Barbados, there are approximately 11.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Northern Mariana Islands, there are 15.0 babies per 1,000 people.

be 24.5% more likely to die during infancy


In Barbados, approximately 10.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, 12.7 children do.

Basic Needs

be 61.5% less likely to have internet access


In Barbados, approximately 79.5% of the population has internet access. In Northern Mariana Islands, about 30.6% do.

Geography

see 15.3 times more coastline


Barbados has a total of 97 km of coastline. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 1,482 km.

Northern Mariana Islands: At a glance

Northern Mariana Islands (sometimes abbreviated CNMI) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 464 sq km. Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.

How big is Northern Mariana Islands compared to Barbados? 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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