Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.1 years less


In Bermuda, the average life expectancy is 82 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Vanuatu, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 75.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Bermuda, 7.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vanuatu, that number is 1.7% as of 1999.

make 97.3% less money


Bermuda has a GDP per capita of $99,400 as of 2016, while in Vanuatu, the GDP per capita is $2,700 as of 2017.

Life

have 100.0% more children


In Bermuda, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vanuatu, there are 22.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 5.1 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 Vanuatu, on the other hand, 12.7 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 42.2% less likely to have access to electricity


In Bermuda, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Vanuatu, 58% of the population do as of 2016.

be 73.8% less likely to have internet access


In Bermuda, approximately 98.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Vanuatu, about 25.7% 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. Vanuatu spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 24.5 times more coastline


Bermuda has a total of 103 km of coastline. In Vanuatu, that number is 2,528 km.

Vanuatu: At a glance

Vanuatu is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12,189 sq km. Multiple waves of colonizers, each speaking a distinct language, migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980, when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.

How big is Vanuatu 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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