Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of China, you would:

Health

live 1.2 years longer


In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

be 3.0 times more likely to be obese


In China, 6.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 45.1% more money


China has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2018, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,400 as of 2017.

be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0% as of 2014.

Life

have 32.8% more children


In China, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 40.0% more likely to have internet access


In China, approximately 54.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 76.0% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 98.9% less coastline


China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 153 km.

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to China? 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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