Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Vanuatu instead of Christmas Island, you would:

Basic Needs

be 33.0% less likely to have internet access


In Christmas Island, approximately 35.8% of the population has internet access. In Vanuatu, about 24.0% do.

Geography

see 18.2 times more coastline


Christmas Island has a total of 139 km of coastline. In Vanuatu, that number is 2,528 km.

Vanuatu: At a glance

Vanuatu is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12,189 sq km. Multiple waves of colonizers, each speaking a distinct language, migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980, when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.

How big is Vanuatu 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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