Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.0 years longer


In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women). In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women).

be 3.0 times more likely to be obese


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

Economy

make 57.5% more money


China has a GDP per capita of $16,700, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,300.

be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed


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

Life

have 27.6% more children


In China, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.7 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 22.6% more likely to have internet access


In China, approximately 53.2% of the population has internet access. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 65.2% do.

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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