Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cook Islands instead of Bermuda, you would:

Health

live 5.1 years less


In Bermuda, the average life expectancy is 82 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Cook Islands, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 83.2% less money


Bermuda has a GDP per capita of $99,400 as of 2016, while in Cook Islands, the GDP per capita is $16,700 as of 2016.

be 87.1% more likely to be unemployed


In Bermuda, 7.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cook Islands, that number is 13.1% as of 2005.

Life

have 18.8% more children


In Bermuda, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cook Islands, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 4.8 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 Cook Islands, on the other hand, 11.9 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 44.9% less likely to have internet access


In Bermuda, approximately 98.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Cook Islands, about 54.0% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 3.1 times more on education


Bermuda spends 1.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Cook Islands spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Geography

see 16.5% more coastline


Bermuda has a total of 103 km of coastline. In Cook Islands, that number is 120 km.

Cook Islands: At a glance

Cook Islands is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 236 sq km. Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965, residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The emigration of skilled workers to New Zealand and government deficits are continuing problems.

How big is Cook Islands 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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