Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of Belarus, you would:

Health

live 3.7 years longer


In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 73 years (68 years for men, 79 years for women). In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women).

be 22.9% less likely to be obese


In Belarus, 24.5% of adults are obese. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people.

Economy

make 39.2% more money


Belarus has a GDP per capita of $18,900, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,300.

be 11.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Belarus, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0%.

Life

have 52.4% more children


In Belarus, there are approximately 10.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Belarus, approximately 3.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 12.1 children do.

Expenditures

spend 50.0% less on education


Belarus spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education. Antigua and Barbuda spends 2.5% of total GDP on education.

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to Belarus? 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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