Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in China instead of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), you would:

Health

live 2.2 years less


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women). In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 76.4% less money


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a GDP per capita of $70,800, while in China, the GDP per capita is $16,700.

be 3.9 times more likely to be unemployed


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In China, that number is 3.9%.

Life

have 12.8% more children


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people. In China, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 45.9% less likely to have internet access


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), approximately 98.3% of the population has internet access. In China, about 53.2% do.

Geography

see 11.3 times more coastline


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a total of 1,288 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.

China: At a glance

China (sometimes abbreviated PRC) is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 9,326,410 sq km. For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, MAO's successor DENG Xiaoping and other leaders focused on market-oriented economic development and by 2000 output had quadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved dramatically and the room for personal choice has expanded, yet political controls remain tight. Since the early 1990s, China has increased its global outreach and participation in international organizations.

How big is China compared to Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)? 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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