Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.8 years less


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2017. In Palau, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 79.2% less money


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a GDP per capita of $70,800 as of 2015, while in Palau, the GDP per capita is $14,700 as of 2017.

be 70.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Palau, that number is 1.7% as of 2015.

Basic Needs

be 63.4% less likely to have internet access


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), approximately 98.3% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Palau, about 36.0% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 17.9% more coastline


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a total of 1,288 km of coastline. In Palau, that number is 1,519 km.

Palau: At a glance

Palau is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 459 sq km. After three decades as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific under US administration, this westernmost cluster of the Caroline Islands opted for independence in 1978 rather than join the Federated States of Micronesia. A Compact of Free Association with the US was approved in 1986 but not ratified until 1993. It entered into force the following year when the islands gained independence.

How big is Palau 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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