Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Tonga instead of Estonia, you would:

Health

be 2.3 times more likely to be obese


In Estonia, 21.2% of adults are obese. In Tonga, that number is 48.2% of people.

Economy

be 81.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Estonia, 5.9% of adults are unemployed. In Tonga, that number is 1.1%.

make 82.4% less money


Estonia has a GDP per capita of $31,800, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,600.

Life

have 2.2 times more children


In Estonia, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Tonga, there are 22.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 13.8 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Estonia, approximately 9.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Tonga, 124.0 women do.

be 3.0 times more likely to die during infancy


In Estonia, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tonga, on the other hand, 11.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 54.1% less likely to have internet access


In Estonia, approximately 87.2% of the population has internet access. In Tonga, about 40.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 18.8% less on healthcare


Estonia spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Tonga, that number is 5.2% of GDP.

Geography

see 89.0% less coastline


Estonia has a total of 3,794 km of coastline. In Tonga, that number is 419 km.

Tonga: At a glance

Tonga is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 717 sq km. Tonga - unique among Pacific nations - never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.

How big is Tonga compared to Estonia? 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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