Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Bahamas, The instead of Bermuda, you would:

Health

live 8.4 years less


In Bermuda, the average life expectancy is 82 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Bahamas, The, that number is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 15.5% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Bermuda, 11.0% live below the poverty line as of 2008. In Bahamas, The, however, that number is 9.3% as of 2010.

make 67.4% less money


Bermuda has a GDP per capita of $99,400 as of 2016, while in Bahamas, The, the GDP per capita is $32,400 as of 2017.

be 44.3% more likely to be unemployed


In Bermuda, 7.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Bahamas, The, that number is 10.1% as of 2017.

Life

have 32.1% more children


In Bermuda, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Bahamas, The, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 4.2 times more likely to die during infancy


In Bermuda, approximately 2.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Bahamas, The, on the other hand, 10.6 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 13.3% less likely to have internet access


In Bermuda, approximately 98.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Bahamas, The, about 85.0% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 34.4 times more coastline


Bermuda has a total of 103 km of coastline. In Bahamas, The, that number is 3,542 km.

Bahamas, The: At a glance

Bahamas, The is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 10,010 sq km. Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

How big is Bahamas, The compared to Bermuda? 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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