Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of El Salvador, you would:

Economy

make 2.8 times more money


El Salvador has a GDP per capita of $8,900, while in Northern Mariana Islands, the GDP per capita is $24,500.

be 60.0% more likely to be unemployed


In El Salvador, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 11.2%.

Life

be 24.4% less likely to die during infancy


In El Salvador, approximately 16.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, 12.7 children do.

Geography

see 4.8 times more coastline


El Salvador has a total of 307 km of coastline. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 1,482 km.

Northern Mariana Islands: At a glance

Northern Mariana Islands (sometimes abbreviated CNMI) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 464 sq km. Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.

How big is Northern Mariana Islands compared to El Salvador? 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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