Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Bahamas instead of China, you would:
be 5.1 times more likely to be obese
In China, 6.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Bahamas, that number is 31.6% of people as of 2016.
make 87.8% more money
China has a GDP per capita of $16,400 as of 2020, while in Bahamas, the GDP per capita is $30,800 as of 2020.
be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed
In China, 3.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Bahamas, that number is 10.1% as of 2017.
be 15.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In China, 0.6% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Bahamas, however, that number is 9.3% as of 2010.
have 47.4% more children
In China, there are approximately 9.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Bahamas, there are 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In China, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Bahamas, 70.0 women do as of 2017.
be 89.1% more likely to die during infancy
In China, approximately 6.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Bahamas, on the other hand, 12.8 children do as of 2022.
be 24.3% more likely to have internet access
In China, approximately 70.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Bahamas, about 87.0% do as of 2020.
spend 28.6% less on education
China spends 3.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Bahamas spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 75.6% less coastline
China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Bahamas, that number is 3,542 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Bahamas: At a glance
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