Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

live 4.3 years longer


In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women). In Cayman Islands, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

Economy

make 3.8 times more money


Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800.

be 13.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0%.

Life

be 64.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Ecuador, approximately 16.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.9 children do.

have 33.0% less children


In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Cayman Islands, there are 12.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 46.0% more likely to have internet access


In Ecuador, approximately 54.1% of the population has internet access. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do.

be 12.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Ecuador, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access. In Cayman Islands, 97% of people do.

Geography

see 92.8% less coastline


Ecuador has a total of 2,237 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 Ecuador? 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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