Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines instead of Ecuador, you would:

Health

live 1.5 years less


In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women). In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

be 19.1% more likely to be obese


In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 23.7% of people.

Economy

be 4.1 times more likely to be unemployed


In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 18.8%.

Life

be 29.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Ecuador, approximately 64.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 45.0 women do.

be 26.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Ecuador, approximately 16.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on the other hand, 12.0 children do.

have 26.3% less children


In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, there are 13.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 21.6% less likely to have access to electricity


In Ecuador, 97% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 92% in rural areas). In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 76% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 32% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 16.0% more on education


Ecuador spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines spends 5.8% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 96.2% less coastline


Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 84 km.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: At a glance

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 389 sq km. Resistance by native Caribs prevented colonization on Saint Vincent until 1719. Disputed between France and the United Kingdom for most of the 18th century, the island was ceded to the latter in 1783. Between 1960 and 1962, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was a separate administrative unit of the Federation of the West Indies. Autonomy was granted in 1969 and independence in 1979.

How big is Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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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