Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Malta 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 Malta, about 77.3% do.

Geography

see 41.7% more coastline


Christmas Island has a total of 139 km of coastline. In Malta, that number is 197 km.

Malta: At a glance

Malta is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 316 sq km. Great Britain formally acquired possession of Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both world wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964; a decade later it declared itself a republic. Since about the mid-1980s, the island has transformed itself into a freight transshipment point, a financial center, and a tourist destination. Malta became an EU member in May 2004 and began using the euro as currency in 2008.

How big is Malta 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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