Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Aruba instead of Czech Republic, you would:

Health

live 1.8 years less


In Czech Republic, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Aruba, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed


In Czech Republic, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Aruba, that number is 7.7% as of 2016.

pay a 2.7 times higher top tax rate


Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In Aruba, the top tax rate is 59.0% as of 2016.

Life

have 36.0% more children


In Czech Republic, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Aruba, there are 12.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 3.8 times more likely to die during infancy


In Czech Republic, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Aruba, on the other hand, 9.8 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 20.4% more likely to have internet access


In Czech Republic, approximately 80.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Aruba, about 97.2% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 10.7% more on education


Czech Republic spends 5.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Aruba spends 6.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Aruba: At a glance

Aruba is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 180 sq km. Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. The island's economy has been dominated by three main industries. A 19th century gold rush was followed by prosperity brought on by the opening in 1924 of an oil refinery. The last decades of the 20th century saw a boom in the tourism industry. Aruba seceded from the Netherlands Antilles in 1986 and became a separate, autonomous member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Movement toward full independence was halted at Aruba's request in 1990.

How big is Aruba compared to Czech Republic? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic, Ministerio di Finansas, Comunicacion, Utilidad y Energia.

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