Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Nauru instead of Chad, you would:

Health

live 16.8 years longer


In Chad, the average life expectancy is 51 years (49 years for men, 52 years for women). In Nauru, that number is 67 years (63 years for men, 71 years for women).

be 10.0 times more likely to be obese


In Chad, 6.1% of adults are obese. In Nauru, that number is 61.0% of people.

Economy

make 5.3 times more money


Chad has a GDP per capita of $2,300, while in Nauru, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

Life

be 90.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Chad, approximately 85.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Nauru, on the other hand, 7.8 children do.

have 32.6% less children


In Chad, there are approximately 35.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Nauru, there are 24.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 10.7 times more likely to have internet access


In Chad, approximately 5.0% of the population has internet access. In Nauru, about 53.5% do.

be 90.0% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Chad, approximately 51% of people have improved drinking water access. In Nauru, 96% of people do.

Nauru: At a glance

Nauru is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 21 sq km. The exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear since their language does not resemble any other in the Pacific region. Germany annexed the island in 1888. A German-British consortium began mining the island's phosphate deposits early in the 20th century. Australian forces occupied Nauru in World War I; it subsequently became a League of Nations mandate. After the Second World War - and a brutal occupation by Japan - Nauru became a UN trust territory. It achieved independence in 1968 and joined the UN in 1999 as the world's smallest independent republic.

How big is Nauru compared to Chad? 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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