Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Dominica instead of Gibraltar, you would:

Health

live 2.4 years less


In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Dominica, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 82.0% less money


Gibraltar has a GDP per capita of $61,700, while in Dominica, the GDP per capita is $11,100.

be 23.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Gibraltar, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Dominica, that number is 23.0%.

Life

be 79.7% more likely to die during infancy


In Gibraltar, approximately 5.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Dominica, on the other hand, 10.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 29.0% less likely to have internet access


In Gibraltar, approximately 94.4% of the population has internet access. In Dominica, about 67.0% do.

Geography

see 12.3 times more coastline


Gibraltar has a total of 12 km of coastline. In Dominica, that number is 148 km.

Dominica: At a glance

Dominica is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 751 sq km. Dominica was the last of the Caribbean islands to be colonized by Europeans due chiefly to the fierce resistance of the native Caribs. France ceded possession to Great Britain in 1763, which made the island a colony in 1805. In 1980, two years after independence, Dominica's fortunes improved when a corrupt and tyrannical administration was replaced by that of Mary Eugenia CHARLES, the first female prime minister in the Caribbean, who remained in office for 15 years. Some 3,000 Carib Indians still living on Dominica are the only pre-Columbian population remaining in the eastern Caribbean.

How big is Dominica 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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