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

Health

live 0.9 years longer

In Cayman Islands, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Italy, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 12.8% less money

Cayman Islands has a GDP per capita of $43,800 as of 2004, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.

be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed

In Cayman Islands, 4.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2008. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.

Life

be 41.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Cayman Islands, approximately 5.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Italy, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

have 29.4% fewer children

In Cayman Islands, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 47.5 times more coastline

Cayman Islands has a total of 160 km of coastline. In Italy, that number is 7,600 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Italy: At a glance

Italy is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 294,140 sq km. Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the regional states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI established a Fascist dictatorship. His alliance with Nazi Germany led to Italy's defeat in World War II. A democratic republic replaced the monarchy in 1946 and economic revival followed. Italy is a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (EEC). It has been at the forefront of European economic and political unification, joining the Economic and Monetary Union in 1999. Persistent problems include sluggish economic growth, high youth and female unemployment, organized crime, corruption, and economic disparities between southern Italy and the more prosperous north.
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