Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in Bahamas, The instead of Gibraltar, you would:

Health

live 7.0 years less


In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Bahamas, The, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women).

Economy

make 49.4% less money


Gibraltar has a GDP per capita of $61,700, while in Bahamas, The, the GDP per capita is $31,200.

be 10.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Gibraltar, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Bahamas, The, that number is 10.0%.

Life

be 91.5% more likely to die during infancy


In Gibraltar, approximately 5.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Bahamas, The, on the other hand, 11.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 15.3% less likely to have internet access


In Gibraltar, approximately 94.4% of the population has internet access. In Bahamas, The, about 80.0% do.

Geography

see 295.2 times more coastline


Gibraltar has a total of 12 km of coastline. In Bahamas, The, that number is 3,542 km.

Bahamas, The: At a glance

Bahamas, The is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 10,010 sq km. Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

How big is Bahamas, The compared to Gibraltar? 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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