Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of China, you would:

Health

live 5.6 years longer


In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women). In Cayman Islands, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

Economy

make 2.6 times more money


China has a GDP per capita of $16,700, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800.

Life

be 50.8% less likely to die during infancy


In China, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.9 children do.

Basic Needs

be 48.5% more likely to have internet access


In China, approximately 53.2% of the population has internet access. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do.

Geography

see 98.9% less coastline


China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands 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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