Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of Equatorial Guinea, you would:

Health

live 10.4 years longer


In Equatorial Guinea, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 67 years for women) as of 2020. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 34.5% less money


Equatorial Guinea has a GDP per capita of $37,400 as of 2017, while in Northern Mariana Islands, the GDP per capita is $24,500 as of 2016.

be 30.2% more likely to be unemployed


In Equatorial Guinea, 8.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 11.2% as of 2010.

Life

be 80.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 59.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, 11.5 children do as of 2020.

have 50.8% fewer children


In Equatorial Guinea, there are approximately 30.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Northern Mariana Islands, there are 15.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 47.3% more likely to have access to electricity


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 68% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Northern Mariana Islands, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 16.6% more likely to have internet access


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 26.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Northern Mariana Islands, about 30.6% do as of 2016.

be 47.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Northern Mariana Islands, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 5.0 times more coastline


Equatorial Guinea has a total of 296 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 Equatorial Guinea? 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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