Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines instead of China, you would:

Health

be 3.8 times more likely to be obese


In China, 6.2% of adults are obese. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 23.7% of people.

Economy

make 31.1% less money


China has a GDP per capita of $16,700, while in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the GDP per capita is $11,500.

be 4.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 18.8%.

Life

be 66.7% more likely to die during childbirth


In China, approximately 27.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 45.0 women do.

Basic Needs

be 23.9% less likely to have access to electricity


In China, 100% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas). In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 76% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 32% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 56.4% more on healthcare


China spends 5.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 8.6% of GDP.

Geography

see 99.4% less coastline


China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 84 km.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: At a glance

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 389 sq km. Resistance by native Caribs prevented colonization on Saint Vincent until 1719. Disputed between France and the United Kingdom for most of the 18th century, the island was ceded to the latter in 1783. Between 1960 and 1962, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was a separate administrative unit of the Federation of the West Indies. Autonomy was granted in 1969 and independence in 1979.

How big is Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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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