Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Turks and Caicos Islands instead of Germany, you would:

Economy

make 42.3% less money


Germany has a GDP per capita of $50,400, while in Turks and Caicos Islands, the GDP per capita is $29,100.

be 2.6 times more likely to be unemployed


In Germany, 3.8% of adults are unemployed. In Turks and Caicos Islands, that number is 10.0%.

Life

have 77.9% more children


In Germany, there are approximately 8.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Turks and Caicos Islands, there are 15.3 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.0 times more likely to die during infancy


In Germany, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Turks and Caicos Islands, on the other hand, 10.1 children do.

Expenditures

spend 32.7% less on education


Germany spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education. Turks and Caicos Islands spends 3.3% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 83.7% less coastline


Germany has a total of 2,389 km of coastline. In Turks and Caicos Islands, that number is 389 km.

Turks and Caicos Islands: At a glance

Turks and Caicos Islands (sometimes abbreviated TCI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 948 sq km. The islands were part of the UK's Jamaican colony until 1962, when they assumed the status of a separate crown colony upon Jamaica's independence. The governor of The Bahamas oversaw affairs from 1965 to 1973. With Bahamian independence, the islands received a separate governor in 1973. Although independence was agreed upon for 1982, the policy was reversed and the islands remain a British overseas territory.

How big is Turks and Caicos Islands 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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