Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Fiji, you would:
live 9.6 years longer
In Fiji, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Iceland, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
be 27.5% less likely to be obese
In Fiji, 30.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 21.9% of people as of 2016.
make 5.3 times more money
Fiji has a GDP per capita of $9,800 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 37.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Fiji, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
pay a 2.3 times higher top tax rate
Fiji has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Iceland, the top tax rate is 46.3% as of 2016.
be 88.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Fiji, approximately 34.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 76.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Fiji, approximately 8.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
have 23.6% fewer children
In Fiji, there are approximately 17.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Iceland, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 98.1% more likely to have internet access
In Fiji, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2018.
spend 92.3% more on education
Fiji spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Iceland spends 7.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 4.4 times more coastline
Fiji has a total of 1,129 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Directorate of Internal Revenue, Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Fiji? See an in-depth size comparison.