Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Pierre and Miquelon instead of Belgium, you would:

Economy

be 19.2% more likely to be unemployed


In Belgium, 7.3% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7%.

Life

be 91.2% more likely to die during infancy


In Belgium, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.5 children do.

have 37.2% less children


In Belgium, there are approximately 11.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are 7.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Geography

see 80.5% more coastline


Belgium has a total of 66 km of coastline. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 120 km.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: At a glance

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 242 sq km. First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.

How big is Saint Pierre and Miquelon 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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