Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Lucia instead of Bermuda, you would:

Health

live 3.2 years less


In Bermuda, the average life expectancy is 82 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Lucia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 85.5% less money


Bermuda has a GDP per capita of $99,400 as of 2016, while in Saint Lucia, the GDP per capita is $14,400 as of 2017.

be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed


In Bermuda, 7.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Saint Lucia, that number is 20.0% as of 2003.

Life

have 11.6% more children


In Bermuda, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Lucia, there are 12.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 4.0 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 Saint Lucia, on the other hand, 10.1 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 48.1% less likely to have internet access


In Bermuda, approximately 98.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Saint Lucia, about 50.8% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 2.5 times more on education


Bermuda spends 1.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Saint Lucia spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2018.

Geography

see 53.4% more coastline


Bermuda has a total of 103 km of coastline. In Saint Lucia, that number is 158 km.

Saint Lucia: At a glance

Saint Lucia is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 606 sq km. The island, with its fine natural harbor at Castries, was contested between England and France throughout the 17th and early 18th centuries (changing possession 14 times); it was finally ceded to the UK in 1814. Even after the abolition of slavery on its plantations in 1834, Saint Lucia remained an agricultural island, dedicated to producing tropical commodity crops. Self-government was granted in 1967 and independence in 1979.

How big is Saint Lucia 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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