Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Czech Republic instead of Bermuda, you would:

Health

live 2.4 years less


In Bermuda, the average life expectancy is 82 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Czech Republic, that number is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 58.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Bermuda, 7.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Czech Republic, that number is 2.9% as of 2017.

be 11.8% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Bermuda, 11.0% live below the poverty line as of 2008. In Czech Republic, however, that number is 9.7% as of 2015.

make 64.3% less money


Bermuda has a GDP per capita of $99,400 as of 2016, while in Czech Republic, the GDP per capita is $35,500 as of 2017.

Life

have 20.5% fewer children


In Bermuda, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Czech Republic, there are 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 17.7% less likely to have internet access


In Bermuda, approximately 98.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Czech Republic, about 80.7% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 3.7 times more on education


Bermuda spends 1.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Czech Republic spends 5.6% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Czech Republic: At a glance

Czech Republic is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 77,247 sq km. At the close of World War I, the Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, having rejected a federal system, the new country's predominantly Czech leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the increasingly strident demands of other ethnic minorities within the republic, most notably the Slovaks, the Sudeten Germans, and the Ruthenians (Ukrainians). On the eve of World War II, Nazi Germany occupied the territory that today comprises the Czech Republic and Slovakia became an independent state allied with Germany. After the war, a reunited but truncated Czechoslovakia (less Ruthenia) fell within the Soviet sphere of influence. In 1968, an invasion by Warsaw Pact troops ended the efforts of the country's leaders to liberalize communist rule and create "socialism with a human face," ushering in a period of repression known as "normalization." The peaceful "Velvet Revolution" swept the Communist Party from power at the end of 1989 and inaugurated a return to democratic rule and a market economy. On 1 January 1993, the country underwent a nonviolent "velvet divorce" into its two national components, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech Republic joined NATO in 1999 and the European Union in 2004.

How big is Czech Republic 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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