Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Niue instead of Finland, you would:

Health

be 2.3 times more likely to be obese


In Finland, 22.2% of adults are obese. In Niue, that number is 50.0% of people.

Economy

make 86.9% less money


Finland has a GDP per capita of $44,300, while in Niue, the GDP per capita is $5,800.

be 39.5% more likely to be unemployed


In Finland, 8.6% of adults are unemployed. In Niue, that number is 12.0%.

Expenditures

spend 23.7% less on healthcare


Finland spends 9.7% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Niue, that number is 7.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 94.9% less coastline


Finland has a total of 1,250 km of coastline. In Niue, that number is 64 km.

Niue: At a glance

Niue is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 260 sq km. Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the adjacent Cook Islands, has caused it to be separately administered by New Zealand. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to an estimated 1,229 in 2013) with substantial emigration to New Zealand 2,400 km to the southwest.

How big is Niue compared to Finland? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Niue. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this