Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Canada, you would:

Health

live 1.8 years less


In Canada, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 36.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Canada, 6.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

have 16.7% more children


In Canada, there are approximately 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 27.9% more likely to die during infancy


In Canada, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 13.2% less likely to have internet access


In Canada, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 99.9% less coastline


Canada has a total of 202,080 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands compared to Canada? 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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