Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Comoros, you would:


live 16.7 years longer

In Comoros, the average life expectancy is 65 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women). In Cayman Islands, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).


make 27.4 times more money

Comoros has a GDP per capita of $1,600, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800.

be 38.5% less likely to be unemployed

In Comoros, 6.5% of adults are unemployed. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0%.


be 27.1% more likely to be literate

In Comoros, the literacy rate is 77.8%. In Cayman Islands, it is 98.9%.

be 90.2% less likely to die during infancy

In Comoros, approximately 60.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.9 children do.

have 54.0% fewer children

In Comoros, there are approximately 26.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Cayman Islands, there are 12.0 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 Cayman Islands, that number is 91% of people on average (91% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas).

be 10.0 times more likely to have internet access

In Comoros, approximately 7.9% of the population has internet access. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do.


see 52.9% less coastline

Comoros has a total of 340 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands 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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