If you lived in Micronesia, Federated States of instead of Egypt, you would:

Health

be 43.1% more likely to be obese

In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is 45.8% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 73.2% less money

Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,700 as of 2017, while in Micronesia, Federated States of, the GDP per capita is $3,400 as of 2017.

be 32.8% more likely to be unemployed

In Egypt, 12.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is 16.2% as of 2010.

Life

be 2.4 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 88.0 women do as of 2017.

have 30.5% fewer children

In Egypt, there are approximately 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Micronesia, Federated States of, there are 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 24.6% less likely to have access to electricity

In Egypt, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 75% of the population do as of 2016.

be 24.8% less likely to have internet access

In Egypt, approximately 46.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Micronesia, Federated States of, about 35.3% do as of 2018.

be 21.4% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Egypt, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 79% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 2.5 times more coastline

Egypt has a total of 2,450 km of coastline. In Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is 6,112 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Micronesia, Federated States of: At a glance

Micronesia, Federated States of is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 702 sq km. The Caroline Islands are a widely scattered archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean; they became part of a UN Trust Territory under US administration following World War II. The eastern four island groups adopted a constitution in 1979 and chose to become the Federated States of Micronesia. (The fifth, westernmost island group became Palau.) Independence came in 1986 under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and overdependence on US aid.
Read more

How big is Micronesia, Federated States of compared to Egypt? See an in-depth size comparison.

Share this

ASK THE ELSEWHERE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Micronesia, Federated States of. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.