Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Kitts and Nevis instead of Chile, you would:

Health

be 18.2% less likely to be obese


In Chile, 28.0% of adults are obese. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 22.9% of people.

live 3.0 years less


In Chile, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women). In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

be 35.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Chile, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 4.5%.

Life

be 27.3% more likely to die during infancy


In Chile, approximately 6.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, on the other hand, 8.4 children do.

Basic Needs

be 14.7% more likely to have internet access


In Chile, approximately 66.0% of the population has internet access. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, about 75.7% do.

Expenditures

spend 42.9% less on education


Chile spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education. Saint Kitts and Nevis spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.

spend 34.6% less on healthcare


Chile spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 5.1% of GDP.

Geography

see 97.9% less coastline


Chile has a total of 6,435 km of coastline. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 135 km.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: At a glance

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 261 sq km. Carib Indians occupied the islands of the West Indies for hundreds of years before the British began settlement in 1623. In 1967, the island territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became an associated state of the UK with full internal autonomy. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. The remaining islands achieved independence in 1983 as Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 1998, a vote in Nevis on a referendum to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to separate from Saint Kitts.

How big is Saint Kitts and Nevis compared to Chile? 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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