Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of Brunei, you would:

Health

be 34.0% more likely to be obese


In Brunei, 14.1% of adults are obese. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people.

Economy

make 66.4% less money


Brunei has a GDP per capita of $78,200, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,300.

be 59.4% more likely to be unemployed


In Brunei, 6.9% of adults are unemployed. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0%.

Life

be 26.0% more likely to die during infancy


In Brunei, approximately 9.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 12.1 children do.

Basic Needs

be 19.7% more likely to have access to electricity


In Brunei, 76% of people have electricity access (79% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas). In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 91% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 43.2% less on education


Brunei spends 4.4% of its total GDP on education. Antigua and Barbuda spends 2.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.1 times more on healthcare


Brunei spends 2.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 5.5% of GDP.

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to Brunei? 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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