Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Montenegro instead of Cabo Verde, you would:

Health

be 97.5% more likely to be obese


In Cabo Verde, 11.8% of adults are obese. In Montenegro, that number is 23.3% of people.

Economy

make 2.6 times more money


Cabo Verde has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Montenegro, the GDP per capita is $17,700.

be 71.3% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Cabo Verde, 30.0% live below the poverty line. In Montenegro, however, that number is 8.6%.

be 78.9% more likely to be unemployed


In Cabo Verde, 9.0% of adults are unemployed. In Montenegro, that number is 16.1%.

Life

be 83.3% less likely to die during childbirth


In Cabo Verde, approximately 42.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Montenegro, 7.0 women do.

be 13.7% more likely to be literate


In Cabo Verde, the literacy rate is 86.8%. In Montenegro, it is 98.7%.

have 50.0% less children


In Cabo Verde, there are approximately 20.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Montenegro, there are 10.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 41.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Cabo Verde, 71% of the population has electricity access. In Montenegro, 100% of the population do.

be 45.0% more likely to have internet access


In Cabo Verde, approximately 48.2% of the population has internet access. In Montenegro, about 69.9% do.

Expenditures

spend 33.3% more on healthcare


Cabo Verde spends 4.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Montenegro, that number is 6.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 69.6% less coastline


Cabo Verde has a total of 965 km of coastline. In Montenegro, that number is 294 km.

Montenegro: At a glance

Montenegro is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 13,452 sq km. The use of the name Crna Gora or Black Mountain (Montenegro) began in the 13th century in reference to a highland region in the Serbian province of Zeta. The later medieval state of Zeta maintained its existence until 1496 when Montenegro finally fell under Ottoman rule. Over subsequent centuries Montenegro managed to maintain a level of autonomy within the Ottoman Empire. From the 16th to 19th centuries, Montenegro was a theocracy ruled by a series of bishop princes; in 1852, it transformed into a secular principality. Montenegro was recognized as an independent sovereign principality at the Congress of Berlin in 1878. After World War I, during which Montenegro fought on the side of the Allies, Montenegro was absorbed by the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, which became the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1929; at the conclusion of World War II, it became a constituent republic of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. When the latter dissolved in 1992, Montenegro federated with Serbia, creating the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and, after 2003, shifting to a looser State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. In May 2006, Montenegro invoked its right under the Constitutional Charter of Serbia and Montenegro to hold a referendum on independence from the state union. The vote for severing ties with Serbia barely exceeded 55% - the threshold set by the EU - allowing Montenegro to formally restore its independence on 3 June 2006.

How big is Montenegro compared to Cabo Verde? 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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