Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Trinidad and Tobago instead of Estonia, you would:

Health

be 12.3% less likely to be obese


In Estonia, 21.2% of adults are obese. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 18.6% of people.

be 57.1% more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Estonia, 0.7% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 1.1% of people.

live 3.8 years less


In Estonia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (72 years for men, 82 years for women). In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 76 years for women).

Economy

be 23.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Estonia, 5.9% of adults are unemployed. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 4.5%.

spend 25.0% more on taxes


Estonia has a top tax rate of 20.0%. In Trinidad and Tobago, the top tax rate is 25.0%.

Life

have 25.7% more children


In Estonia, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Trinidad and Tobago, there are 12.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 7.0 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Estonia, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Trinidad and Tobago, 63.0 women do.

be 5.9 times more likely to die during infancy


In Estonia, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Trinidad and Tobago, on the other hand, 22.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 20.6% less likely to have internet access


In Estonia, approximately 87.2% of the population has internet access. In Trinidad and Tobago, about 69.2% do.

Geography

see 90.5% less coastline


Estonia has a total of 3,794 km of coastline. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 362 km.

Trinidad and Tobago: At a glance

Trinidad and Tobago is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 5,128 sq km. First colonized by the Spanish, the islands came under British control in the early 19th century. The islands' sugar industry was hurt by the emancipation of the slaves in 1834. Manpower was replaced with the importation of contract laborers from India between 1845 and 1917, which boosted sugar production as well as the cocoa industry. The discovery of oil on Trinidad in 1910 added another important export. Independence was attained in 1962. The country is one of the most prosperous in the Caribbean thanks largely to petroleum and natural gas production and processing. Tourism, mostly in Tobago, is targeted for expansion and is growing. The government is coping with a rise in violent crime.

How big is Trinidad and Tobago compared to Estonia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Estonian Tax and Customs Board, The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Division.

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