Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Bermuda instead of Belgium, you would:

Economy

make 2.1 times more money


Belgium has a GDP per capita of $46,600, while in Bermuda, the GDP per capita is $99,400.

be 27.2% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Belgium, 15.1% live below the poverty line. In Bermuda, however, that number is 11.0%.

Life

be 26.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Belgium, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Bermuda, on the other hand, 2.5 children do.

Basic Needs

be 13.3% more likely to have internet access


In Belgium, approximately 86.5% of the population has internet access. In Bermuda, about 98.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 77.3% less on education


Belgium spends 6.6% of its total GDP on education. Bermuda spends 1.5% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 54.9% more coastline


Belgium has a total of 66 km of coastline. In Bermuda, that number is 103 km.

Bermuda: At a glance

Bermuda is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 54 sq km. Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists headed for Virginia. Self-governing since 1620, Bermuda is the oldest and most populous of the British overseas territories. Vacationing to the island to escape North American winters first developed in Victorian times. Tourism continues to be important to the island's economy, although international business has overtaken it in recent years. Bermuda has also developed into a highly successful offshore financial center. A referendum on independence from the UK was soundly defeated in 1995.

How big is Bermuda compared to Belgium? 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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