Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of Germany, you would:

Health

be 15.2% less likely to be obese


In Germany, 22.3% of adults are obese. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people.

live 4.1 years less


In Germany, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women). In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 47.8% less money


Germany has a GDP per capita of $50,400, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,300.

be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed


In Germany, 3.8% of adults are unemployed. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0%.

Life

have 82.6% more children


In Germany, there are approximately 8.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.6 times more likely to die during infancy


In Germany, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 12.1 children do.

Basic Needs

be 27.2% less likely to have internet access


In Germany, approximately 89.6% of the population has internet access. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 65.2% do.

Expenditures

spend 49.0% less on education


Germany spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education. Antigua and Barbuda spends 2.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 51.3% less on healthcare


Germany spends 11.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 5.5% of GDP.

Geography

see 93.6% less coastline


Germany has a total of 2,389 km of coastline. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 153 km.

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to Germany? 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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