Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of Comoros, you would:

Health

live 12.1 years longer


In Comoros, the average life expectancy is 65 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women). In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women).

be 2.4 times more likely to be obese


In Comoros, 7.8% of adults are obese. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people.

Economy

make 16.4 times more money


Comoros has a GDP per capita of $1,600, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,300.

be 69.2% more likely to be unemployed


In Comoros, 6.5% of adults are unemployed. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0%.

Life

be 27.2% more likely to be literate


In Comoros, the literacy rate is 77.8%. In Antigua and Barbuda, it is 99.0%.

be 79.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Comoros, approximately 60.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 12.1 children do.

have 39.8% fewer children


In Comoros, there are approximately 26.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.7 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 31.9% more likely to have access to electricity


In Comoros, 69% of people have electricity access (89% in urban areas, and 62% in rural areas). In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 91% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas).

be 8.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Comoros, approximately 7.9% of the population has internet access. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 65.2% do.

Expenditures

spend 41.9% less on education


Comoros spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education. Antigua and Barbuda spends 2.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 17.9% less on healthcare


Comoros spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 5.5% of GDP.

Geography

see 55.0% less coastline


Comoros has a total of 340 km of coastline. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 153 km.

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to Comoros? 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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