Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of Cabo Verde, you would:

Health

live 3.0 years longer


In Cabo Verde, the average life expectancy is 72 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women). In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 3.6 times more money


Cabo Verde has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Northern Mariana Islands, the GDP per capita is $24,500.

be 24.4% more likely to be unemployed


In Cabo Verde, 9.0% of adults are unemployed. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 11.2%.

Life

be 42.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Cabo Verde, approximately 21.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, 12.7 children do.

have 25.0% less children


In Cabo Verde, there are approximately 20.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Northern Mariana Islands, there are 15.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 36.5% less likely to have internet access


In Cabo Verde, approximately 48.2% of the population has internet access. In Northern Mariana Islands, about 30.6% do.

Geography

see 53.6% more coastline


Cabo Verde has a total of 965 km of coastline. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 1,482 km.

Northern Mariana Islands: At a glance

Northern Mariana Islands (sometimes abbreviated CNMI) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 464 sq km. Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.

How big is Northern Mariana Islands 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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