Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Samoa instead of Bermuda, you would:

Health

live 7.0 years less


In Bermuda, the average life expectancy is 82 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Samoa, that number is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 25.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Bermuda, 7.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Samoa, that number is 5.2% as of 2017.

make 94.3% less money


Bermuda has a GDP per capita of $99,400 as of 2016, while in Samoa, the GDP per capita is $5,700 as of 2017.

Life

have 75.0% more children


In Bermuda, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Samoa, there are 19.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 6.8 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 Samoa, on the other hand, 17.0 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 65.7% less likely to have internet access


In Bermuda, approximately 98.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Samoa, about 33.6% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 2.7 times more on education


Bermuda spends 1.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Samoa spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Geography

see 3.9 times more coastline


Bermuda has a total of 103 km of coastline. In Samoa, that number is 403 km.

Samoa: At a glance

Samoa is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 2,821 sq km. New Zealand occupied the German protectorate of Western Samoa at the outbreak of World War I in 1914. It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory until 1962, when the islands became the first Polynesian nation to reestablish independence in the 20th century. The country dropped the "Western" from its name in 1997.

How big is Samoa 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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