Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Bahamas, The instead of Christmas Island, you would:

Basic Needs

be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access


In Christmas Island, approximately 35.8% of the population has internet access. In Bahamas, The, about 80.0% do.

Geography

see 25.5 times more coastline


Christmas Island has a total of 139 km of coastline. In Bahamas, The, that number is 3,542 km.

Bahamas, The: At a glance

Bahamas, The is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 10,010 sq km. Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

How big is Bahamas, The compared to Christmas Island? 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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